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[Canada] Six Nations tobacco firm suing Ottawa for ‘forced incorporation’

Partners in a Six Nations tobacco manufacturing firm are suing the federal government for allegedly forcing them to incorporate and lose their tax-exempt status while failing to stamp out contraband competitors. Grand River Enterprises' (GRE) $3-billion
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 5, 2017 05:28

[France] French PM says govt to increase taxes on tobacco, up disability allowance

For highlights of French Prime Minister Philippe's speech, see
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13

[Europe] Illegal cigarette market costs UK taxpayer nearly £2bn, study finds

The study, carried out by KPMG for the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI)... RUSI received funding for the study from British American Tobacco, Imperial Brands and Philip Morris International.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 5, 2017 15:04

[Netherlands] Cigarette sales increase as health campaigns fail to stub out smoking

New figures suggest smoking is becoming more popular in the Netherlands again, ending a five-year downward trend...The finding comes from the annual SUN report drawn up by accountancy firm KPMG for the tobacco industry, which looks into illicit cigarette (nl)
added Jul 5, 2017 05:28

[Ireland] Alcohol and tobacco smuggling is now 'costing retail workers their jobs'

THE scale of alcohol and tobacco smuggling has cost Ireland €2.4bn over the past seven years and is now costing retail jobs. The warning came as a special campaign was launched by Retailers Against Smuggling (RAS) in a bid to underline to holidaymakers a
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 4, 2017 03:44

[Ireland] Government urged to stub out tobacco 'combi-packs' aimed at young

Health Minister Simon Harris has been urged to ban so-called "combi-packs" of roll-your-own tobacco and cigarette papers. Anti-cancer and smoking campaigners argue that the convenience packs especially target poor and young people, luring them into smoki
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 3, 2017 20:40

[Michigan] Mich. Tribe Loses Some Claims In Tobacco Tax Challenge ($$)

he Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has lost out on some of its claims against Michigan tax authorities after a federal judge ruled that the state’s seizures of and tax levies on tobacco products fell in line with prior court rulings. U.S. District Judge Pa
added Jul 3, 2017 18:24

[Asia, India] Revenue Department Removes Additional Excise Duty On Cigarettes, Tobacco

The finance ministry has removed additional excise duty on tobacco, pan masala and cigarettes with effect from July 1, following the GST implementation. The revenue department also "rescind" the central excise notification dated February 27, 2010, which
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jul 3, 2017 17:53

[California] New tax rate on tobacco products takes effect

The tax rate on tobacco products including cigars, little cigars, smoking and chewing tobacco, snuff and e-cigarettes increases by nearly 40 percent for retailers and customers throughout California Saturday. The tax hike does not apply to cigarettes, wh
Red Bluff (CA) Daily News
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45

[Caribbean, Guyana, Latin America] Higher taxes will fuel illicit cigarette trade

British American Tobacco Caribbean Senior External Affairs Manager, Cesar Agurcia, addressing the conference at the Marriott Hotel...said Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad alone are responsible for US$300M of illegal inter-country trade in illicit cigarettes.
Guyana Chronicle (gy)
added Jul 1, 2017 20:53
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