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[Asia, China] More can be done to cut teenage smoking

A member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the country's top political advisory body, submitted a proposal at this year's ongoing session suggesting that a pack of cigarettes should cost at least 10 yuan (cn)
added Mar 8, 2017 15:33

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Palace bares ‘bribe’ attempt on Duterte

Duterte has ordered the Department of Justice to conduct a full-blown investigation of Mighty Corp. for possible economic sabotage and tax evasion charges. Duterte said he has ordered the arrest of Wong Chu King for allegedly faking cigarette revenue st
Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:13

[New Zealand] Tobacco price hike linked to big quit rush

Tui Ora has been inundated with people wanting to join its campaign to give up smoking. The seven-week programme, called the New Year, New You Challenge, has 129 people signed up - a big increase on the 40 from last year.
Taranaki Daily News (nz)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:40

[Europe, UK] On No Smoking Day the Chancellor must recognise a public health revolution that has already delivered a £96bn saving

We know that the Chancellor will be looking to impose a rise in tobacco excise; but it is vital that he ignores calls from the EU to treat vaping products in the same way. Evidence from other European Countries demonstrates that imposing excise duties on
UK Vaping Association (UKVIA) (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 19:47

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Lamborghini brand sharing and cigarette advertising

The Lamborghini brand sharing example provides evidence that important obligations of the WHO [FCTC], which is legally binding and has been ratified by 180 Parties to date, including the Republic of Korea, are not being fulfilled. Brand sharing is identi
Tobacco Control
added Mar 8, 2017 03:55

New Mexico considers tobacco tax hike to fund schools

A proposal to increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products in New Mexico is headed to the floor of the Senate for consideration. A Senate panel advanced the tax measure Tuesday while withholding its full endorsement. The bill would increase t
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2017 03:27

[Canada] Nunavut smokers beware: the Tobacco Tax is about to rise

Bill 42, now entering the final stages of discussion at the Nunavut legislature, will raise tobacco taxes by five cents per cigarette—the first increase since 2012. This will see a pack of 20 cigarettes rise in price by $1, and a pack of 25 by $1.25. Th
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Mar 7, 2017 20:52

Kansas lawmakers consider hiking tobacco taxes in budget fix

legislators are considering whether to increase tobacco taxes as part of a broader package for fixing the state budget and raising new dollars for public schools. The Senate planned to debate a bill Tuesday that contains Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s pr
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2017 14:42

[Mid-east] Oman imposes 100% service charge on tobacco products at airport arrival

Oman has amended its customs provisions to levy 100 per cent service charge on tobacco and alcohol products on sale at duty-free outlets at arrivals. ROP decision 38/2017, issued last month by Lt Gen Hassan bin Mohsen al Shuraiqi, IG of Police and Customs (ae)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:22

[Russia] Press Review: Izvestia: Healthcare Ministry supports 70% tax on tobacco producers’ profits

The Russian Ministry of Healthcare supports the introduction of a "tax on health", which may run as high as 70% on tobacco companies’ profits, Izvestia wrote citing a letter by Deputy Healthcare Minister, Dmitry Kostennikov.
TASS (ru)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:25
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