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Tobacco Company Cash Crushes Tax Increases

Voters in three of four states rejected tobacco tax hikes that were on the November ballot, swayed by a general anti-tax mood but also by the tens of millions of dollars tobacco companies spent to influence the outcome. Between 1980 and 2015, voters app
Pew Center on the States & stateline.org
added Jan 9, 2017 22:32
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[Asia, Taiwan] Smokers to pay for long-term care plan via taxes

A proposal to cover long-term care costs by increasing taxes on cigarettes by NT$20 (US$0.63) per pack is expected to pass its final vote in the legislature this week. The legislature is scheduled to deliberate on proposed amendments to the bill on long-
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 9, 2017 00:01
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[New Zealand] 'How far can you oppress somebody?': Anti-smoking campaigner says tax hikes aren't working

Tobacco taxes have been regularly increasing since 2010, under the National and Maori Party coalition. Dr Marewa Glover, a public health analyst and associate professor at Massey University, said their argument wasn't stacking up... "It's just a tax grab
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 8, 2017 22:55
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[Asia, Mid-east] Price hike alert: GCC gears up for higher taxes on tobacco, soft drinks, luxury cars

The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is gearing up to double the taxation on certain items like cigarettes in the coming months. The GCC will gradually implement a selective tax on 93 commodities starting the second quarter of this year and expa
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 9, 2017 00:04
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: MACKAY: Next chief executive should back annual tobacco tax hike in Hong Kong

Your editorial (“Preventive health care is an investment, not a burden”, January 1) has hit the nail on the head regarding the importance of, and investment in, prevention versus cure in Hong Kong.
South China Morning Post
added Jan 7, 2017 19:30
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Cigarette value-added tax raised to 9.1 percent

The government has pushed up the value-added tax (PPN) on cigarettes to 9.1 percent this year ...The Association of Indonesian Light Cigarette Producers (Gaprindo) has protested the new measure as the rise breaches the government’s agreement with industry
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 9, 2017 20:49
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Bump in the Road With Reynolds Bid?

said that since BAT’s initial offer on Oct. 21, the elections of Nov. 9 and the victory of President-elect Donald Trump have put into play possible changes in current tax codes that would reflect favorably on Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Reynolds. Modi said
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 7, 2017 03:01
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[Kansas] E-cigarette retailers battle lawmakers on new tax

A group representing electronic cigarette retailers in Kansas is fighting to prevent the state from enforcing a new tax on vaping fluid. A lobbyist for the Kansas Vapers Association argued during a legislative committee meeting Tuesday that the bill impo
Manhattan (KS) Mercury
added Jan 6, 2017 01:45
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[New Zealand] Smokers face price increase

Smokers will pay 10 per cent more for a pack of cigarettes this year, as part of the Government's annual tax increases on tobacco products. The cost of a pack is expected to rise to $30 in the next four years as part of the Government's plan to make New
Sun Live (nz)
added Jan 5, 2017 15:41
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State Overspending May Be A Significant Problem for Vapers in 2017

By sheer number of threats in recent years, vapor products have been the number one targets for tax hikes of any product or type of tax imposed by states, including cigarettes. And while lawmakers have succeeded at raising or phasing in more increases in
Americans for Tax Reform
added Apr 10, 2017 21:14
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