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Tobacco - China’s addiction to an outdated and impoverishing economy

Smoking-related diseases are on track to claim more than 200 million lives in China this century, a new joint WHO/UNDP report warns. The majority of these deaths will occur in China’s poorest and most vulnerable communities unless critical steps are take
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 18, 2017 14:25
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[Asia-pacific] Philip Morris eyes price hike for most cigarettes in Japan

Philip Morris Japan plans to raise prices on around 80% of the conventional cigarettes it sells here, a rare step in the absence of a tax hike, as it tries to cope with a shrinking market by leveraging new technology. The company will file with the Minis
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:10
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New York Cigar Tax Shift Defeated

New York convenience store retailers and suppliers worked together to keep a harmful shift in cigar excise tax out of the new state budget approved this week by Governor Cuomo and the Legislature. Jim Calvin, president of the New York Association of Conv
Convenience Store Decisions
added Apr 17, 2017 17:36
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NEW YORK C-STORE INDUSTRY DEFEATS CIGAR TAX SHIFT

retailers and suppliers teamed up to keep a harmful shift in the cigar excise tax out of the new state budget approved this week by Governor Cuomo and the legislature. Jim Calvin, president of the New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS), comme
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Apr 15, 2017 19:29
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[New York] Retailers' Fight Against NY Cigar Tax Shift Pays Off

A proposed shift in the New York State tax on cigars did not make the final budget, a move the New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) is applauding. NYACS President Jim Calvin commended his retail and distributor members as well as the Cigar
Convenience Store News
added Apr 15, 2017 19:21
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. E-Cig Shop Urges Court To Preserve Suit Over State Tax ($$)

challenging a state tax on e-cigarettes and nonvape-specific components like batteries urged a federal court on Thursday not to dismiss its suit, arguing it has plausibly shown the state’s 40 percent tax is so extreme that it threatens to drive the shop o
Law360
added Apr 14, 2017 17:25
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New York Cigar Tax Shift Defeated

Jim Calvin, president of the New York Association of Convenience Stores, commended his retail and distributor members as well as the Cigar Association of America for successfully warding off the policy threat. Cuomo had proposed to switch the tax from 75
Convenience Store Decisions
added Apr 14, 2017 17:12
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GLANS/STROUD: WASHINGTON STATE VAPING TAX IS A BAD IDEA

Nothing in this Research & Commentary is intended to influence the passage of legislation, and it does not necessarily represent the views of The Heartland Institute
Heartland Institute
added Apr 13, 2017 15:22
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[India] Higher tobacco taxes can save 35-45 billion lives in South Asia: Study

It stated that annual increase in tobacco tax has mostly been below the rate of inflation and income growth, thus cigarettes remain affordable
The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 14, 2017 18:58
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[Asia, India] Higher tax on tobacco can save millions of lives

Analysing tobacco consumption trends, they found South Asia with a population of 1.1 billion adults, has about 170 million adult smokers - mostly men from India. The rates of tobacco cessation are very low and happens in India only after contracting a di
Deccan Herald (in)
added Apr 12, 2017 19:07
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