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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi to impose taxes on tobacco and soft drinks

Saudi Arabia unveiled yesterday the state budget plan for the fiscal year 2017. Under the new measure, a 100% tax would also be levied on tobacco and byproducts, as well as energy beverages.
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Dec 27, 2016 01:43
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[New Jersey] Dave Neese’s Provocations: The cardinal sin of sin taxes

All but kept a secret, the settlement contained small-print, lawyerly language to protect Big Tobacco’s market share. This was a tacit admission that government and the tobacco industry were now in business together. Governments would go on sermonizing
The Trentonian
added Dec 26, 2016 16:51
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[Kentucky] Sentencing ends $48 million global cigarette tax fraud case

Federal prosecutors say that the last defendant in a vast, $48 million cigarette tax fraud scheme has been sentenced, ending a case that stretched across the country and around the globe. Kerry Harvey, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentu
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Dec 24, 2016 14:13
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[UK-Scotland] Public health claim for SNP's tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was 'misleading', study finds

MINISTERS have been accused of misleading the public over a £95 million "public health" tax on cigarette and alcohol retailers after a damning study found no evidence that the cash raised was ever spent on health initiatives. Researchers said the Scotti
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:22
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[New York] Senecas add tax-free gas, tobacco sales to Niagara Falls land

Tax-free gasoline and tobacco products went on sale Friday at a new Seneca One Stop outside the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel. The Seneca Nation of Indians opened a 24-pump gas station and convenience store on its 50-acre territory in downtown Niagara F
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 26, 2016 16:31
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[UK-Scotland] Public health claim for SNP's tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was 'misleading', study finds

MINISTERS have been accused of misleading the public over a £95 million "public health" tax on cigarette and alcohol retailers after a damning study found no evidence that the cash raised was ever spent on health initiatives. Researchers said the Scotti
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:30
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Kentucky leads nation in adult smoking

Kentucky ranks in the bottom 10 states (43rd) for its cigarette tax, at 60 cents per pack, and spends only 4.4 percent of what the CDC recommends for smoking cessation efforts ($2.5 million a year). The state's high smoking rate also comes with a hefty p
Richmond (KY) Register
added Dec 23, 2016 01:30
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AGENCY: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Treasury. ACTION: Final rule; Treasury decision (PDF)

(c) Required information. In the case of tobacco products and cigarette papers and tubes imported into the United States for consumption, the importer, if filing electronically, must file with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) the information
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Dec 23, 2016 00:26
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[Europe] FCTC funding story ‘inaccurate’

The EU Commission has described as inaccurate a report by the Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA) that claims that nearly 80 percent of the parties to an international tobacco control treaty, including the EU, have not paid their contributions.
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 22, 2016 18:12
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[Pennsylvania] Vaping wholesaler sues state

a 40 percent tax on e-cigarettes, the liquid used inside them, as well as the many products associated with vaping...Mr. Oesterling filed a petition with the Commonwealth Court against the state Department of Revenue, seeking a declaratory judgment that t
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 22, 2016 15:56
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