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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Price hikes won't impact smoking rates, says trade body

the Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM), warned the increase could provide more fuel to the booming illegal market. It said on Thursday any further price increases would not impact smoking rates as smokers would turn to the very chea
The Star (my)
added Mar 30, 2017 11:49

U.S. E-Cigarette Regulations - 50 State Review (2017)

based on a 50-state (plus Washington, D.C.) survey of current state statutes pertaining to e-cigarettes in the following areas: definition of “tobacco product,” taxation, product packaging, youth access/other retail restrictions, and smoke-free air legisl
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Mar 31, 2017 02:21

[Washington] Wash. Tribes Escape Sanctions In Cigarette Sales Row ($$)

A Washington federal judge refused Wednesday to sanction attorneys for members of four Native American tribes who unsuccessfully tried to block state employees from pursuing criminal cases for the illegal sale of cigarettes on Indian land, finding that ar
added Mar 31, 2017 02:06
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] KHALIB: Unspoken cost of raising the price of a ciggie — Azrul Mohd Khalib

The reality is that there is no quick way to address this issue without coming to grips with the fact that smokers are individuals who make their own choices whether to smoke or not smoke. To succeed in getting people to do the latter as is the increasi
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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[Delaware] FLEENOR: The proposed cigarette tax hike: Unfair and unwise

The $16 million Gov. Carney hopes to raise by hiking cigarette and other tobacco taxes will be offset by losses in other parts of the budget and for local governments. Depressed sales and shuttered businesses mean lower income tax revenue as well as incre
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26

[California] With $2 Tobacco Tax Looming, SF Doubles Down On Anti-Smoking Campaign

"Heavy smokers are going to continue to smoke, and most heavy smokers already don't have that much money," said Ribhi Mohammed of the Lower Haight's O'Looneys Market. That's why the city is redoubling its efforts to get smokers to quit altogether. Star
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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[California] VIDEO: Cigarette Tax Goes up $2 This Saturday

Starting this Saturday, April 1, cigarettes and tobacco related products are going to be much more expensive. The tax on them will go up by $2 dollars, from $0.87, to $2.87. Voters passed the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act
KSEE 24 (Fresno, CA)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17
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[California] Huge cigarette tax will kick in Saturday

On Saturday, the tax on a pack of cigarettes in California will increase $2, rising from 87 cents to $2.87. The tax increase was authorized when voters in November approved Proposition 56, the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax A
Stockton (CA) Record
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17

[Minnesota] Letter: Senjem 'carrying water' for tobacco industry

our state senator, Dave Senjem, is again carrying the water for the tobacco industry. Sen. Senjem is the sponsor of two bills in the Minnesota Senate which, if passed, will take us in the opposite and wrong direction. Senate File 1051 would completely e
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Mar 29, 2017 20:43

Proponents of raising Connecticut smoking age question fiscal impact

A spokeswoman for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, and American Lung Association, said the calculations provided by the Office of Fiscal Analysis assume “all smokers between the
New Haven (CT) Register
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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