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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR likely to close down Mighty factory over tax evasion

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is looking at closing down the factory of homegrown cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corp. by next month to penalize the company for evading tax payments through the use of fake tax stamps.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR urged to reconsider bid to cancel Mighty’s license over tax case

Mighty Corporation on Monday urged the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to reconsider its statement threatening to cancel the tobacco company’s license to operate over tax evasion charges.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Australia, New York] Big Hike in Cigarette Tax Hurts Low-Income People

review of the literature concludes that very large cigarette tax increases unintentionally harm the most vulnerable in society: smokers who are homeless, very low income, and/or suffer from mental illness, according to Katherine T. Hirono, MPH, of the Cen
MedPage Today
added Apr 25, 2017 16:47
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[West Virginia] All Things Considered: U.S. Tobacco Profits Soar Despite Drop In Number Of Smokers

Maloney of The Wall Street Journal found revenue is soaring. Her piece in today's Journal details how... MALONEY: Well, the profit margins are growing every single year. They've gone up 77 percent since 2007. CORNISH: So is there, like, a typical or aver
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Apr 25, 2017 16:43
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Against All Odds, the U.S. Tobacco Industry Is Rolling in Money ($$)

Revenues for U.S. tobacco companies hit $117 billion in 2016, up from $78 billion in 2001. How the industry succeeded despite lawsuits, rising taxes and declining smoking rates.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 24, 2017 14:19
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Putting off smokers with a higher price

Hiking up the price to RM21.50 a packet, coupled with stronger enforce­ment and anti-smoking policies, will also deter about 2.1 million Malaysians from picking up the habit, according to a study by the Health Ministry and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
The Star (my)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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New York City Wants Higher Cigarette Taxes

Dr. Mary Bassett is New York City’s commissioner of health. She said, “As a former smoker, I know how hard it is to quit. These bills will make it less likely that New Yorkers will start smoking and easier for New Yorkers who smoke to quit.”
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:34
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Anti-Vaping Surgeon General Has Been Abruptly Replaced

When Murthy’s report was issued, Norquist’s powerful foundation Americans for Tax Reform called on Trump to fire the surgeon general. Norquist made headlines back in February when he said, “I think that the next election, at the presidential level, and a
Gizmodo
added Apr 22, 2017 23:53
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Tell Trump to Fire U.S. Surgeon General

Sign our petition, which will be delivered to the president's office, asking President Trump to fire the Surgeon General and replace him with someone who actually cares about tobacco harm reduction and saving lives.
Americans for Tax Reform
added Apr 22, 2017 23:51
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[Asia, Bangladesh] MASUD: Higher tobacco taxes increase revenue decrease death

The Bangladesh government is committed to reduce tobacco consumption. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pledged her government to work towards full compliance with the WHO FCTC and stated that overhauling tobacco tax is high on the agenda as the most powerful
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:32
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