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[Asia] Soaring Israeli Smoking Rates Prompts Call for Higher Taxes

. “The increase in smoking rates, which brings Israel back above the 20 percent mark, demands that the healthcare system reexamine its policies for coping with tobacco products and whether to allocate more resources to contend with the problem,” Litzman s
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Jun 5, 2017 15:25
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] What the People Say About... Tobacco use in public places

This week on what the people say we asked the man/woman in the street about the smoking of tobacco products in public places and whether tariffs should be increased on cigarettes. Saline Jahoor, Sales Personnel
Stabroek News (gy)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:07
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: No smoke without fire

Our latest claim to fame? Ours will be the first military in the world to be smoke-free....But the last cohort - and those choosing to start smoking - is likely to provide the greatest challenges. People should not get lost in the ``meeting targets'' man
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:41
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[Asia, Bangladesh] 2.5pc surcharge on tobacco products

The government has proposed to impose a surcharge of 2.5pc on incomes from tobacco products including cigarettes, bidi, zarda and gul. Finance Minister AMA Muhith said this on Thursday, when delivering his budget speech for the fiscal year 2017-18. Cigar
The New Nation (bd)
added Jun 5, 2017 21:11
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Big tobacco's big profits

Without nicotine addiction, there would be no tobacco industry. The tobacco industry knows this and has diversified to develop other nicotine products like E-cigarettes. The electronic cigarette market has grown from just $50m in 2005 to an estimated $7.
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:39
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco campaigners welcome price hike on cigarette

Anti-tobacco campaigners Friday welcomed price hike on cigarette in the proposed budget for 2017-2018 fiscal (FY), reports BSS. Placing the budget in the Parliament on Thursday, Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said, "I am proposing to fix the pri
The News Today (bd)
added Jun 2, 2017 20:58
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How a tax technicality is fuelling Australia’s black market shisha trade

Shisha cafes have seen the cost of their molasses tobacco skyrocket, while the Australian Border Force fear a growing illicit trade may be funding ‘nefarious purposes’ overseas.
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Jun 5, 2017 16:49
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[UK] FT Health: Funding the fight against disease: WHO resources, Mark Dybul, controlling tobacco

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Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:10
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[Mexico] Smoking on the rise after years of decline

Euromonitor has revealed the tobacco industry saw some recovery in 2016 when sales increased by almost 3%, bolstered my new smokers aged 15 to 24. Higher tobacco taxes imposed in 2011 failed to hold back industry revenues, which were up more than 64% in
Mexico News Daily (mx)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:16
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35 Indicted in Cigarette Raid

Federal prosecutors indicted 35 individuals who allegedly used their ties through ownership or employment in convenience stores and grocery stores in Missouri to sell untaxed cigarettes in Illinois, New Jersey and other venues where the city and state tax
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 2, 2017 20:16
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