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[Colorado] Hickenlooper vetoes bill to extend tax credit on some cigar sales

Gov. John Hickenlooper uncapped his veto pen for the first time this session to reject a bill that would extend a tax credit on cigars sold to out-of-state consumers, saying the credit hasn’t generated enough economic activity to pay for even one job.
Colorado Statesman
added Apr 29, 2017 02:41
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[Canada] Ontario Budget Leaves Millions In Tobacco Smugglers Pockets

2017 marks the 5th year since Ontario announced that it was "actively" looking into measures that were successfully implemented in other provinces, like Quebec. If anything, the budget will exacerbate the contraband problem by moving away from the predict
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 1, 2017 22:16
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[New York] VIDEO: City Council Considers Major New Crackdowns On Smoking In NYC

Health Commissioner Mary Bassett had no objection to that, but she did take issue with another bill that would outlaw smoking in public housing apartments, or any others that receive city funding. “We don’t believe that it’s fair for New York City to ban
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Apr 28, 2017 03:00
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[New York] Businesses huff, puff over de Blasio's tobacco price-hike proposal

City officials and business reps clashed Thursday over a push to jack up the price of cigarettes to at least $13 a pack and sharply restrict their sales. The City Council debated a sweeping package supported by Mayor de Blasio that aims to cut the numbe
New York Daily News
added Apr 27, 2017 20:20
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] MOO-JONG: Cigarette price: up or down?

Which is better ― to raise cigarette prices to the level of advanced countries or to lower them to reduce the burden of low-income smokers at the risk of their health?
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 27, 2017 20:15
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[UK] Lincoln smokers react to new tobacco laws starting next month

Lincolnshire Trading Standards have been involved in several cases recently regarding the sale of illicit tobacco products and believe the new laws on plain tobacco packaging will make it harder for products to be faked. For some time now, all legal tob
The Lincolnite (uk)
added Apr 26, 2017 21:24
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[Minnesota] LETTER: STOPPING SMOKING

Minnesota will be the only state in the nation without a state-run quit-plan free to the uninsured. A quit-line is a crucial element for addressing tobacco-related health disparities. Funding for the tobacco cessation helpline would cost $3 million a year
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Apr 26, 2017 12:52
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ilocos tobacco farmers fear losing income, scholarship over cigarette firm’s closure

Aside from losing hundreds of scholars, some 55,000 tobacco farmers in the country expressed fear about losing income after Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Caesar Dulay threatened to close down the country’s leading cigarette manufacturing f
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Dominguez defends BIR in Mighty Corp appeal

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd has defended the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) against the latest appeal from homegrown cigarette maker Mighty Corp. for the BIR should act more responsibly in making statements regarding its tax-evasion case.
Manila Times (ph)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] Working group recommends increasing duties on cigarette packs

The group, which has members from the World Bank, World Health Organisation, the Tobacco Cell at the health ministry, Bloomberg partners and the Federal Bureau of Revenue, has recommended that the finance ministry raises the excise duty on cigarette pack
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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