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California looks to ban tobacco product discounts after state's recent $2-a-pack tax hike

The legislation, proposed by California Assemblyman Kevin McCarthy (D-Sacramento), would prohibit the redemption of all coupons and promotional discounts for tobacco products. "California has led the nation in its fight against tobacco by enacting some
CNBC
added Apr 22, 2017 00:57
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[New York] De Blasio quarrels with callers critical of Crown Heights homeless shelter, raising minimum price of cigarettes

“If the only joy in a person’s life is smoking a cigarette when they get home from work after a hard day, who are you to take that away?” the caller asked. The mayor argued he sees it as a question of public health rather than individual rights. “Taxpa
New York Daily News
added Apr 21, 2017 20:39
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Government to raise tax on cigarettes by NT$20 per pack

price of cigarettes is set to increase by NT$20 (US$0.6) per pack later this year after the Legislature passed the third and final reading of an amendment to the Tobacco and Alcohol Tax on Friday, with the additional revenue to be earmarked for the count
The China Post (tw)
added Apr 21, 2017 20:38
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Impose ‘specific tax’ on tobacco products: activists

In a strange paradox, cigarette prices in Bangladesh are among the lowest in the world, and local hand-rolled ‘bidis’ are even cheaper. But the tax rates are higher than in Norway which is the most expensive country for cigarettes, according to a WHO an
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Apr 21, 2017 20:38
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[New York] SHACKFORD: NYC Mayor Encourages Cigarette Smuggling with Plan to Massively Jack Up Prices

The officer responsible for Garner's death had a record of complaints and is still employed by the NYPD, and the city is becoming less and less transparent about police misconduct....the potential for this pricing plan to lead to even more official violen
Reason Magazine
added Apr 20, 2017 20:36
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[New York] Smoking is going to get a lot more expensive

“It will accelerate a couple of trends that are disconcerting,” said Jeff Lenard, spokesman for the National Association of Convenience Stores. “One is creating a price disparity where it is more attractive to purchase cigarettes from ­nonlegal means, wh
New York Post
added Apr 20, 2017 19:04
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Philip Morris moves to soften blow of California cigarette tax increase for smokers

Knox cast doubt that the company could sustain the discounts long enough to impact the expected decline in smoking as a result of the measure. Altria, the parent company of Philip Morris, did not respond to a request for comment. The passage of the tob
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Apr 20, 2017 15:06
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VIDEO: New York could have the most expensive cigarettes in U.S.

USA Today
added Apr 20, 2017 14:40
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[New York] NYC moves to raise cost of cigarettes to nation's highest

"We resent the fact that the administration and the City Council are trying to attack law-abiding retailers when the real problem is on the streets," said James Calvin, president of the New York Association of Convenience Stores.
USA Today
added Apr 20, 2017 14:39
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Cigarette Taxes and Cigarette Smuggling by State

The highest inbound cigarette smuggling rates are in New York (56.9 percent), Arizona (51.5 percent), New Mexico (48.1 percent), Washington (48 percent), and Wisconsin (34.6 percent). The highest outbound smuggling rates are in New Hampshire (24.2 percent
Tax Foundation
added Apr 20, 2017 23:49
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