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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Poll shows fewer Pinoy smokers due to higher cigarette prices

High tobacco excise taxes helped cut smoking prevalence among Filipino adults by 5.9 percent in 2015, according to the results of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) released Friday.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added May 5, 2017 12:56

[New Jersey] FLEENOR: Economist: The unintended consequences of hiking Oklahoma’s cigarette tax

The illicit tobacco trade and the crime that comes with it have plagued New Jersey for years. Here's a question for Oklahoma lawmakers considering increasing the state's cigarette excise: What do they think causes these problems?
The Oklahoman
added May 5, 2017 12:38

Cigarette sales are plummeting. But tobacco company profits are still booming.

The number of cigarettes sold in the U.S. fell by 37 per­cent from 2001 to 2016. But revenues at U.S. tobacco com­pa­nies rose by 32 percent over the same period, to an estimated $93.4 billion. Why?
The Week
added May 5, 2017 12:38

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Will cigarette prices rise under new administration?

With the exception of Hong Joon-pyo of the conservative Liberty Korea Party, none of the major candidates have explicitly promised a cut in the unpopular spike in cigarette prices that went into effect in 2015.
Korea Herald (kr)
added May 5, 2017 12:38

Price Hikes Keep Cigarette Profits Up

Despite regular tax increases and continued declines in volume, major tobacco manufacturers have seen revenues soar recently, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Citing consolidation and cost-cutting measures as additional factors, the Journal rep
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 3, 2017 23:39

[Asia-pacific] Japan wrestles over smoking ban as Olympics loom

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party's (LDP) health committee, whose support is essential to introducing the bill in parliament, won't meet ministry officials, saying the revised bill is too strict. The committee chair, Naomi Tokashiki, acknowledges ther
added May 2, 2017 15:40

Colorado Governor Vetoes Retailers' Tobacco Tax Reprieve

Cigar retailers in Colorado lost a tax credit that helped them compete with out-of-state sellers on Friday, when Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoed a piece of legislation that allowed them to claim a refund of the state’s tobacco tax when making sales to indi
added May 3, 2017 02:26

[Canada] Ontario Government Reverses its Own Policy with Increases in Tobacco Taxes, Exacerbates Contraband Issue and Ensures Negative Impact on Finance and Health

The 2017 Ontario budget, with its additional tax of $2 a carton on cigarettes and another $8 over the next two years, is a complete flip-flop ... Imperial Tobacco Canada is committed to working with government on responsible legislation and fiscal policy,
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 1, 2017 22:16

[Bangladesh] SHAH: Raising tobacco taxes is good public health, fiscal policy

Bangladeshi tobacco products are some of the cheapest in South Asia and the world. Not only increasing tobacco taxes will save lives, but also will raise the government revenue despite decreases in tobacco consumption. For bidis alone, increasing retail
Financial Express (bd)
added May 1, 2017 22:14

Higher cigarette prices limit impact from California sales tax hike

The Big Three tobacco manufacturers have been able to use higher prices to initially offset a sharp excise sales tax increase in California, a leading Wells Fargo Securities analyst said Thursday. However, Bonnie Herzog cautioned in her first-quarter re
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 29, 2017 17:54
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