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[UK] Philip Morris wrong to call for tax increase on cigarettes, says Forest

Campaigners have criticised the world's biggest tobacco company after it was reported that Philip Morris, which manufactures brands such as Marlboro, is supporting an increase in taxes on cigarettes to encourage smokers to switch to alternative nicotine
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:11
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[Delaware, New York] Georgetown traffic stop leads to discovery of large quantity of untaxed cigarettes

during that search a large quantity of cigarettes were discovered. We are told in total, 248 cartons of Marlboro brand cigarettes, 160 cartons of Newport brand cigarettes and 95 cartons of miscellaneous brands of cigarettes were located in the vehicle. P
WMDT - TV (Salisbury, MD)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:11
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[Africa, Nigeria] Court Grants ERA/FOEN Permission To Sue FG Over Tobacco Taxes, Incentives

In a letter titled ‘Request for Information Under the Freedom of Information Act’ with specific reference to the tax benefit (s) in the tobacco industry, ERA/FoEN made 11 specific requests.
Leadership (ng)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:47
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC says excise tax drop

The Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) says that its contribution to Government revenue, through excise tax fell to Rs. 87.4 billion during the year ending 31st December 2016.
The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Mar 5, 2017 01:16
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The impact of a federal cigarette minimum pack price policy on cigarette use in the USA

A federal minimum price policy has the potential to greatly benefit tobacco control and public health by uniformly increasing the price of cigarettes and by eliminating many price-reducing strategies currently available to both sellers and consumers.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 5, 2017 01:54
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[UK] Tax us more, world's biggest cigarette maker tells Philip Hammond - to persuade smokers to use e-cigarettes

Philip Morris, which makes brands such as Marlboro, said it backed an increase in taxes on its cigarettes as part of its bid to move to a “smoke-free future”. In a Budget submission sent this week to Philip Hammond, the Chancellor, Philip Morris said “w
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:28
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[UK] A minimum excise tax on cigarettes will hurt lower earners and fuel the black market, British American Tobacco says

A spokesperson for BAT, which has a stake in low-cost options, said an MET set too high will hit lower earning smokers hardest as it will have little effect on those buying premium brands. Setting the MET rate too high will push more lower earning smoke
City A.M. (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:27
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[Oklahoma] Chaloupka: Don’t trust tobacco industry on cigarette taxes

As Oklahoma lawmakers consider options to address a major budget shortfall, the tobacco industry is hoping to avoid some key facts. The truth is that raising the state cigarette tax by at least $1.50 a pack would bring significant, long-lasting health an
Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Mar 3, 2017 22:16
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[New Zealand] Zoe Hawke: Subsidising vaping to cut smoking rate

The Maori Party wants taxpayers to subsidise the cigarette alternative in a bid to stamp out smoking. Zoe Hawke, national tobacco control advocacy general manager for Hapai Te Hauora told Rachel Smalley tax revenue from cigarettes should be used to subs
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:49
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[Oklahoma] Cigarette tax expert says state could see millions and health benefits

Oklahoma would raise millions in new tax revenue and save thousands of lives by raising the cigarette tax to $1.50 per pack, a tobacco taxation expert said Tuesday. Frank J. Chaloupka, an economist who has extensively researched tobacco taxation, said dur
Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
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