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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Hilmi: Raising cigarette prices one way to deter smokers

Raising cigarette prices to RM21.50 a packet is among the measures to be taken to reduce the number of smokers in the country. Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya acknowledged that the Government's anti-smoking campaigns have so far failed
The Star (my)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT shares fall on impact from possible price hike

Shares of British American Tobacco (BAT) reversed into the red early Wednesday, falling to a low of RM46.92 on concerns about the impact from a possible price hike. At 10.33am, it was down 90 sen to RM47. There were 31,200 shares traded at prices ranging
The Star (my)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:18

[California] City offers quitting help before tobacco tax kicks in Saturday

On Saturday, a new tax will slap an extra $2 on every pack of cigarettes sold in the state. If the extra money isn’t enough of an incentive to drop the habit, a new city initiative might be. The San Francisco Department of Public Health will offer free
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Mar 29, 2017 19:12
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[Fiji, Oceania] WHO and OCO Sign to Tackle Illicit Tobacco Trade Problem

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the World Health Organisation (WHO) office in Suva, yesterday. The MoU was signed between the OCO and WHO to work together in sharing information and ideas relevant to preventing and eliminating illicit tobacco trade.
Fiji Sun (fj)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:09

Montana Senate panel advances big tobacco-tax increase

A big increase in Montana’s tobacco tax – which could total as much as $70 million a year – won approval Tuesday from a Senate committee in the Montana Legislature. The 9-3 vote by the Senate Taxation Committee sends the measure to the Senate floor and
KRTV (Great Falls, MT)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:43

UPS Loses in Contraband Cigarette Case

“Three cheers to the state Attorney General [Schneiderman] and the city Corporation Counsel for prosecuting this case... said Jim Calvin, president of the New York Association of Convenience Stores, Albany, N.Y., in a statement to CSP Daily News.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:41

[Montana] LETTER: Thoughts on Shariah law, tobacco taxes, DST: Response to tobacco tax letter

A letter from Keri Yoder in the March 23 Tribune, supporting a $1.50 per pack increase...her claim is concocted and bogus. Its only possible purpose is to demonize tobacco users and excuse a wallet raid at their expense. If there is anyone that needs to
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Mar 29, 2017 10:08

Montana bill to raise tobacco, e-cig taxes draws big crowd on both sides

Dozens of people squared off on a bill to raise the tax on tobacco products and impose a new tax on a key component of e-cigarettes. At issue before the Senate Taxation Committee was Senate Bill 354, by Sen. Mary Caferro, D-Helena, in a packed hearing r
Bozeman (MT) Chronicle
added Mar 28, 2017 15:59

[New York] NYS Budget Proposes Tax On Vaping Liquid

A relatively new industry is fighting a tax proposed in the state budget. The Governor's proposed budget expands the definition of tobacco products to include vapor products used in e-cigarettes. It also includes a tax on e-cigarette liquid, which would
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44

[Montana] Bill Would Raise Taxes On Tobacco, E-Cigarettes

A proposal to increase tobacco taxes, which would also impose Montana's first ever tax on vapor and e-cigarettes got its first debate in the Senate Monday morning. The bill introduced by Helena Democrat Mary Caferro calls for a $1.50 tax increase on a pa
Montana Public Radio
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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