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[Africa, Nigeria] Environmental Group Wants 150% Levy on Tobacco

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) is asking for a minimum of 150% special levies on all tobacco products. This move came despite the fact that minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun, had announced a raise of import duty
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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GLANTZ: New report does not necessarity reflect "the views of 120 leaders in tobacco control"

I take strong exception to the pro-industry harm reduction arguments in this report. Indeed, I believe that some of the policies advocated in the report will slow progress. As one of the 120 “leaders” who responded to the poll used to construct this d
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:00
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BRIANT: Tobacco Bills: Dead or Defeated

a growing number of tobacco-related bills have either died for failure to be passed by a state legislative deadline or been defeated in committee hearings.... There are still many other tobacco-related legislative bills pending in numerous state legislatu
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 23, 2017 02:52
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[Canada] 2017-18 federal budget: some relevant investment intentions but few specific and short-term commitments

The Employers Council ... warns about the risk of raising taxes on alcohol and tobacco, as planned in the budget, because the market has reached its saturation point.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:42
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Smoking scam ... consumers turn to counterfeit cigarettes after tax hike

Some smokers are turning to counterfeit cigarette brands to get their high in light of the increase in the special consumption tax on cigarettes.
Jamaica Star (jm)
added Mar 22, 2017 16:51
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[Vermont] Revenue loss threatens bill that raises legal tobacco age

The future of a Vermont measure that would raise the legal age for selling and using tobacco to 21 could be hampered by potential loss of tax revenue. A legislative analysis released Tuesday showed that Vermont could lose more than $2 million over the n
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2017 02:31
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[Washington] Tribal Members Fight Sanctions Bid In Suit Over Cig Sales ($$)

blasted a bid for sanctions filed by Washington state employees they have sued in an attempt to block them from pursuing criminal cases for the illegal sale of cigarettes on Indian land, defending their proposed amended complaint as justified and calling
Law360
added Mar 22, 2017 02:09
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Health leaders call for immediate action to curb smoking in the U.S.

The report strongly recommends the adoption of three strategies that could help curb smoking among adults. The first involves raising taxes on cigarettes and other combustible tobacco products, while keeping taxes low on noncombustible nicotine products,
Washington Post
added Mar 22, 2017 00:39
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[Washington] Editorial: Tax e-cigarettes the same as tobacco products

E-cigarettes and vaping products have benefited from a tax break for too long, one that has been used to hook teenagers and others on nicotine.
Everett (WA) Herald
added Mar 21, 2017 23:31
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[Nebraska] Proposed cigarette tax hike goes up in smoke in Legislature

A push to raise Nebraska's cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack went up in smoke Monday in the Legislature. Unable to agree on a compromise amendment... "The winner's Big Tobacco," Sen. Mike Gloor of Grand Island said following the vote.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Mar 20, 2017 17:53
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