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[Senegal] Smoking: Africa Fights Back

"This is clearly the goal: Africans younger than 25 years of age represent a market of 700 million people," says Oumar Ndao. Recognizing the threat, the Senegalese government took action, voting in 2014 for anti-smoking legislation that is among the stri
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:40
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EDITORIAL: How to cut smoking in poor countries

Globally, tobacco-tax revenues are about $270bn a year, but less than $1bn of that is spent on anti-smoking policies. It is time for governments to help their citizens kick the habit—and earn some useful cash while they do it.
The Economist
added Jun 2, 2017 16:58
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[Virginia] NEW YORK TAX EVASION CASE SHOWS THAT STATE ATTEMPTS TO BAN ‘BUTTLEGGING’ AREN’T JUST SMOKE AND MIRRORS

The UPS case illustrates “how far some companies must go to police the activities of their customers in an era when online sales have greatly increased the number of packages being shipped,” in the words of Bloomberg News’ Erik Larson. The March opinion
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:37
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Armenia Looks to Ban Smoking in Public Places

Armenia’s Health Minister Levon Altunyan told reporters on May 31 that he had received instructions from the country’s leadership to declare a war on tobacco and to reduce the number of smokers in Armenia by 30-40 percent. An Armenian advertisement disco
Armenian Weekly
added May 31, 2017 18:57
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[California] San Francisco puts a litter mitigation fee of 20c pack on cigarettes.

Twitter
added May 31, 2017 18:06
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Contraband Cigarettes Cost Greece up to €1 Billion per Year

As no Greek government has managed so far to banish smoking in public places, the State is losing close to 1 billion euros every year from the sale of contraband tobacco and cigarettes. Tax raises and special levies on cigarettes have not deterred the m
Greek Reporter
added May 31, 2017 18:00
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[New York] On World No Smoking Day, this is how to eliminate cigarettes

This means that tobacco sales would drop by 3.5% if tobacco prices increased by 5% - a level that social medicine expert Michael Kunze believes realistic. "A (5% price increase is a) level that is acceptable to all parties: to us doctors, because a lot
New York Daily News
added May 31, 2017 16:07
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[New York] On World No Smoking Day, this is how to eliminate cigarettes

This means that tobacco sales would drop by 3.5% if tobacco prices increased by 5% - a level that social medicine expert Michael Kunze believes realistic. "A (5% price increase is a) level that is acceptable to all parties: to us doctors, because a lot
New York Daily News
added May 31, 2017 16:07
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[Africa, South Africa] SA sees reduction in tobacco consumption: Council

South Africans have reduced tobacco consumption over the years especially post 1994. As the world observes World no Tobacco Day, the dangers of smoking have again been highlighted. Executive Director at the National Council Against Smoking, Savera Kalid
South African Broadcasting Corp. (SABC) (za)
added May 31, 2017 15:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR discovers non- tax paid cigarettes at warehouse

has unearthed mismatched different brands of cigarettes to the tune of 5988 packarites in a warehouse of Philip Morris Pakistan...shows alarming trends that the legal cigarette manufacturer is allegedly being involved into producing and selling non duty p
The News (pk)
added May 31, 2017 14:07
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