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[Canada, USA] GRE suing federal government

In an ironic twist, the biggest manufacturer of Native cigarettes in Canada is suing the federal government for $3 billion for failing to stop the proliferation of contraband tobacco producers. The lawsuit, filed in the Ontario Court of Appeal at the e
Brantford (Ont) Expositor (ca)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:08
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EDITORIAL: California’s sky-high cigarette tax may already be reducing smoking

in the long run, reduced cigarette revenue is a small price to pay for better public health. This is a tax increase that merits celebration — because it’s going to save lives.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Jul 16, 2017 19:54
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[California] Where is cigarette tax revenue going?

The state's Legislative Analyst's Office said "we do not know how much of the May decline was temporary and how much will be permanent." However, we do know where cigarette tax revenue is going. The majority of the more than $1.7 billion is spent on he
KXTV News10.net ABC (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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Cigarette sales dip in California after tax hike goes into effect

Initial numbers are in for cigarette sales in California, just a couple months after the tax hike went into effect, and numbers are down. In November of 2016, voters approved Proposition 56, a $2 tax increase on cigarettes which went into effect on Apri
KXTV News10.net ABC (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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[Africa, UK] Nations that cannot fight tobacco industry should raise taxes, says WHO

Vinayak Prasad of WHO’s Tobacco Free Initiative said many African governments were at a disadvantage in the fight against the industry over regulatory controls, like graphic health warnings on packs, which are the norm in the west. They have neither the
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:19
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[UK] E-cigarette Australia: Health experts don’t want to ‘sacrifice’ smokers, want them to switch to a healthier alternative

Australian doctors and giant tobacco company British American Tobacco have told federal parliamentarians that the country must make e-cigarettes easily available to smokers as it is a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. Health experts, who are also
International Business Times (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 22:09
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[UK] How big tobacco has survived death and taxes

Between them in 2016, they shipped 2.27tn cigarettes, more than 300 for every man, woman and child on the planet, racking up combined sales of $150bn (£115bn). Their combined profits reached $35bn (£27bn), allowing investors in those companies to receive
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:34
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WITHROW: Kentucky ranked No. 1 for wrong reasons

Per capita, Kentucky ranks first in cigarette consumption of all 50 states and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths... Our tobacco farmers will not significantly suffer because nearly 70 percent of burley tobacco is shipped overseas where 20 percent of
Frankfort (KY) State Journal
added Jul 12, 2017 09:19
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[Asia-pacific] LETTER: Smoking in public leaves even non-smokers in Hong Kong facing serious health risks

The government has laws in place but there needs to be efficient enforcement. When it comes to use of controlled substances like tobacco, there has to be a healthy modicum of respect on the part of users towards the health of non-users, and this is simpl
South China Morning Post
added Jul 11, 2017 16:57
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[California] CIGARETTE TAX REVENUES AND DISTRIBUTIONS (xlsx)

CALmatters
added Jul 11, 2017 16:45
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