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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, BAT fined $260 million for illegal cigarette hoarding

South Korea hiked its cigarette prices by 2,000 won starting in January 2015, saying the increase will help discourage smoking. An audit showed that the foreign firms stocked up on their tobacco at warehouses before the price was raised and released them
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 13, 2017 14:30

[Connecticut] Malloy’s cigarette tax could earn the state $60 million

With a $1.5 billion budget deficit, Connecticut's governor suggests increasing the tax on cigarettes could be worth $60 million to the state's General Fund. Cigarettes set customers back nearly $10 a pack at Hamden News and Cigar, whose owner, Babu Patel
WTIC Fox 61 (Hartford, CT)
added Feb 11, 2017 00:47

Butt out / Think tank accused of being front for big tobacco

Tax and Investment Center (ITIC), a Washington, D.C.-based think tank that has been criticized as a mouthpiece for the tobacco industry...demands from Nestlé, the World Bank and law firm Pinsent Masons, among others, that the ITIC immediately remove all r
Corporate Knights Magazine (ca)
added Feb 11, 2017 00:36

[Asia, Korea - South] Foreign tobacco firms levied taxes on profit from hoarded cigarettes

two foreign tobacco companies accused of pocketing profits by hoarding...The National Tax Service and the Ministry of Interior ordered Philip Morris Korea to pay 218 billion won in taxes and British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea 89 million won, and plan t
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Feb 10, 2017 23:46

[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] Anti-smoking campaigners welcome tax hike on tobacco

praised the government's decision on Wednesday to raise the prices of cigarettes, while smokers had mixed reactions. The decision stipulates raising the special tax on cigarettes by JD0.457 to JD1.205 according to the packet price. On Thursday, the Inc
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 10, 2017 15:16

A 14-year longitudinal study of the impact of clean indoor air legislation on state smoking prevalence, USA, 1997–2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Clean indoor air policies were negatively associated with smoking prevalence. • The time policies were in place was negatively associated with smoking prevalence. • Taxes and clean indoor air policies have effects on prevalence. Abstract
Science Direct
added Mar 4, 2017 16:04

Connecticut governor seeks cuts, labor savings, to close budget hole

Additional measures to generate revenue include hiking tobacco taxes
added Feb 10, 2017 02:25

[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Action needed on smoking

grades ran the gamut...the dire state of West Virginians’ health and the heavy burden of paying the freight for the medical care smokers need when they fall victim to one or more of smoking’s consequences....we urge lawmakers to make smoking restrictions
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Feb 8, 2017 15:45

[Hawaii] Lawmakers propose hefty tax on some e-cig products

State lawmakers are exploring a measure that would implement a wholesale tax on Nicotine e-cigarettes and related products that would likely be passed on to retailers and consumers. The Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaii say the tax will reduce e-cig u
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Feb 9, 2017 01:05

Indiana bill would hike cigarette tax, smoking age

New state legislation that would significantly increase cigarette taxes and raise the age limit to buy them and other tobacco products is before the Indiana Ways and Means Committee after gaining Public Health Committee approval last week. (The Online Edition of the New Albany Tribune and Jeffersonville (IN) Evening News)
added Feb 7, 2017 21:15
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