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High Arizona cigarette tax might boost smuggling, report says

Arizona's tax of $2 a pack ties with four other states as 12th-highest in the nation, according to a new study by the Tax Foundation...also cited estimated smuggling rates, both by individuals, criminal groups and others, calculated by the Mackinac Center
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jan 18, 2017 09:38
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Tobacco Wholesalers Sue Pennsylvania Over Items In New Tobacco Tax ($$)

A electronic cigarette wholesaler and vaping store in Pennsylvania on Dec. 22 filed a petition in Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court for injunctive relief from a new tax on e-cigarettes and e-cigarette parts and declaratory judgment to clarify what items are
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 23, 2017 19:29
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law: Chapter 13: Tobacco control (PDF)

· The interests of the tobacco industry are in irreconcilable conflict with public health. Governments should limit their interaction with the tobacco industry, ensure that any interactions that do occur are transparent, avoid conflicts of interest and
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:42
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[Africa] Nigeria: ERA/FOEN Wants Imposition of 150% Special Levy On Tobacco Products

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has canvassed the immediate imposition of a minimum of 150 per cent special levies on all tobacco products. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, had, in a circular to the Nigeria
All-Africa.com
added Jan 17, 2017 22:05
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[New Zealand] Government at 'high risk' of losing $10 million annually if tobacco black market surges

A Stuff investigation last year, which included a reporter purchasing 80 grams of the illicit product, highlighted how easy it is to buy illegal tobacco online. Police have also raised concerns the black market is fuelling armed robberies and burglaries
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 16, 2017 21:24
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[New Zealand] Government at 'high risk' of losing $10 million annually if tobacco black market surges

There is a high risk New Zealand's tobacco black market could grow significantly, costing the Government over $10 million a year, a declassified document says. A Stuff investigation last year, which included a reporter purchasing 80 grams of the illicit
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:35
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] No butts about it: Cigarette smoking down, but not out since first warning

All the federal and state regulations and health programs initiated since Surgeon General Terry's warning was issued are useful, said Martinsen, from the county's health improvement partnership. People have stopped smoking in public buildings and restaur
Doylestown (PA) Intelligencer Record
added Jan 15, 2017 16:55
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[Central America] Taxes collected for sales of cigarettes in Costa Rica are not enough to cover diseases caused.

The collection of taxes on tobacco does not even cover a 30% of the yearly cost social security has in providing healthcare to those suffering from diseases resulting from cigarette consumption, revealed an investigated coordinated by the Clinical and Sa
Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:20
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[Canada] HAGEN: Invest Alberta tobacco taxes on smoking cessation

Not a single dime of the $1 billion dollars in tobacco taxes collected annually by the Alberta government is structurally reinvested in preventing youth from getting hooked or helping smokers to quit. The Notley government refused to apply any of the la
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Jan 16, 2017 17:47
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] SUNDAWA: Rise in tobacco excise won’t curb smoking ($$)

However, with about a 5 percent increase in annual inflation, and an annual increase in wages, the 10 percent hike in tobacco excise is not high enough. The cigarette price in Indonesia ranges between Rp 13,000 (about...
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:16
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