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[New York] De Blasio wants to increase the price of cigarettes and tax tobacco products

The minimum price of cigarettes and little cigars would increase from $10.50 to $13 a pack under a bill from Councilman Corey Johnson (D-Manhattan) that's backed by de Blasio. A fifth of adult Staten Islanders smoke cigarettes, according to a 2015 city
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Apr 19, 2017 21:59
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[New York] VIDEO: City Hall Proposes Highest Tobacco Prices in Nation to Snuff Smoking Rates

The Mayor's office and a number of City Council Members are pushing a slew of new anti-smoking measures, this time targeting tobacco sellers. The proposals would increase minimum price of cigarettes and other tobacco products, reduce the number of lic
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58
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Cigarettes in New York, already the nation's priciest, could get even more expensive under de Blasio plan

Hizzoner plans on raising the base price for cigarettes from $10.50 to $13 — making New York City the most expensive place in the country to buy a pack of smokes. The increased base price — meaning they could cost more — is roughly triple the total cost
New York Daily News
added Apr 19, 2017 21:38
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De Blasio Backs Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use Among New Yorkers

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday threw his support behind a series of initiatives to cut tobacco use, including raising the minimum price of a pack of cigarettes to $13 and taking steps to sharply reduce, over time, the number of stores that can sell to
New York Times
added Apr 19, 2017 19:38
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[New York] De Blasio Administration, City Council Members and Elected Officials Announce Sweeping Legislation to Curb Smoking, Tobacco Usage

The five bills will put New York City at the forefront of smoking and tobacco control nationally by: (1) raising the minimum prices for all tobacco products, including cigarettes, and imposing a new 10% local tax on other tobacco products; (2) reducing t
New York City: NYC.gov
added Apr 19, 2017 19:36
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[New York] AGENDA: Meeting Name: Committee on Health / Meeting date/time: 4/27/2017 10:00 AM

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to banning smoking in city-financed housing. …n relation to the regulation of retail dealers of tobacco products and of electronic cigarettes, the establishment of price
New York City: NYC.gov
added Apr 19, 2017 18:54
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT has no plan to increase cigarette prices presently

Stoel: ‘We will not hike the price of cigarettes, but should the government impose another excise duty hike, then we will review this... In a separate report, Johari had said that illicit cigarettes have been on the rise after the government raised cigare
The Star (my)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:34
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Illegal Cigarette Trade Hits Legal Tobacco Industry Hard

d (BAT) remains concerned by the current high level of illegal cigarette trade... "The illegal cigarette trade has surpassed the legal market volumes. "The outlook of 2017 is highly dependent on the of the government’s initiatives to curb the illegal tra
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:32
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[California] Can You Tax People into Quitting Smoking?

The simple answer is “Yes.” “The bottom line is that significant tax increases are the single most effective way to reduce tobacco use,” Frank Chaloupka, PhD, an economist and research professor of health policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago
Healthline Networks
added Apr 19, 2017 02:09
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia's Tobacco Outlook Dependent On Effort To Curb Trade In Illegal Cigarettes

The illicit tobacco market share in Malaysia reached a record high of 57.1 per cent as at December 2016, up from 36.9 per cent in 2015, he told a press conference after attending the company's 56th Annual General Meeting here, Tuesday.
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:33
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