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[Asia, India] Experts for hiking taxes on all tobacco products

Ahead of the crucial GST council meeting that will discuss the categorization of tobacco products on Saturday, experts with the Tobacco Free Kerala umbrella have appealed to the Union finance minister to include all tobacco products, including beedis, in
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Asia, India] Health groups ask Jaitley to include all tobacco products in demerit goods category

Ahead of a crucial GST council meeting, public health groups have asked finance minister Arun Jaitley to place all tobacco products especially bidis, in the demerit goods category. All tobacco products including bidis should be taxed at uniformly high rat
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Stakeholder's feedback on war against illegal tobacco trade, wanted

stakeholders’ feedback on the best way to tighten enforcement against illegal distribution of tobacco, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong. The National Kenaf and Tobacco Board (NKTB), which comes under his minist
New Straits Times (my)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:19
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[Asia, India] Health group urges for higher taxes on bidi products under GST

Several public health groups, including the Voluntary Health Association of India, on Thursday urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to ensure that all tobacco products especially bidis are taxed at uniformly high rates under the new GST framework. The
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:30
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[New York] FedEx Can Seek Documents On Illegal Cigarette Shipping ($$)

FedEx can seek documents from New York City it believes may shield the company from claims it illegally and knowingly delivered untaxed cigarettes from a Long Island Native American reservation to the Big Apple, a New York federal judge has ruled. The Tu
Law360
added Feb 18, 2017 00:14
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[Wyoming] Cigarette tax hike killed by Senate committee

A Senate committee killed a bill Thursday that would have raised the state tax on cigarettes by 30 cents a pack and helped offset some of the state revenue being lost from the energy industry downturn.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 17, 2017 23:59
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[New Hampshire] Republican-Controlled House Rejects Right-to-Work Bill\

Tax on premium cigars, removing the exemption for premium cigars from the tobacco tax were both rejected.
Patch.org
added Feb 17, 2017 23:51
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EXTRAS ON EXCISE: SMOKE ‘EM IF YOU GOT ‘EM; CALIFORNIA’S TOBACCO TAXES SET TO SKYROCKET IN 2017

expanded definition of “tobacco products,” which will also become effective on April 1. The new definition specifically lists electronic cigarettes as tobacco products, meaning e-cigarettes will be subject to tobacco excise taxes for the first time under
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Feb 16, 2017 01:05
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[Indiana] Cigarette tax increase included in GOP's proposed state budget

As part of their state budget proposal, House Republicans have included a one dollar per pack increase in the cigarette tax. Those who support the tax said it could help drive people to quit smoking, and in turn help our state get healthier. But those
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Feb 16, 2017 00:50
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] High taxes trigger an influx of illicit cigarettes

Over the last decade, total smoking has increased with declining cigarette volumes and growing beedi, while smuggled products have recorded an increase. Customs officials recently arrested three persons at the Colombo International Airport for attemptin
Sri Lanka Mirror (lk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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