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AUDIO: Blair Horner: Good News And Bad News In New York’s Cancer Fighting Efforts

Instead of investing some of these tobacco revenues into programs to help reduce the health care carnage caused by smoking, the state’s program has suffered from devastating cuts during the Cuomo Administration, and has lost more than half of its funding
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Aug 8, 2017 00:48
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[Colorado] City Council to consider tobacco tax ballot question

Aspen City Council today will consider asking voters in November to approve a new tax on tobacco products, following a decision earlier this year to raise the age to purchase such products to 21. When the city in June raised the tobacco age, while also
Aspen (CO) Daily News
added Aug 7, 2017 17:56
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Virginia fails to implement laws, policies to prevent tobacco use, cancer group claims

explanation for the state’s reluctance to implement laws and policies that do not favor tobacco use: the state’s tobacco heritage and its reluctance to hurt the tobacco industry... In its “How Do You Measure Up?” report, ACS CAN gives Virginia red rating
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 7, 2017 14:26
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[Ireland] TAXMAN'S HITLIST New taxes could be slapped on e-cigarettes, gambling and the VAT rate for tourism in next Budget

One way to raise money would be to extend the tax on tobacco to e-cigarettes. Around €8.62 of an €11 pack of normal cigarettes is collected as tax. The briefing doc points out that smoking is in decline and so tax income is expected to fall. In 2016 Re
Irish Sun (ie)
added Aug 7, 2017 18:01
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Think-tank says smokers’ taxes and early deaths profit UK by £15bn

The think-tank accused politicians of “scapegoating” smokers, drinkers and the obese, claiming the £24.7bn revenue from “sin taxes” far outweighed the costs they impose on the public finances. “Taken together, Britain’s public finances would be £22.8bn w
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 11:35
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] State to limit tobacco smoking

Government is considering increasing tobacco sales tax in order to minimise cigarette consumption under a broad strategy aimed at reducing cancer cases.
Zimbabwe Situation (zw)
added Aug 6, 2017 15:28
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[UK] Fraudsters caught in Crewe after evading more than £120,000 duty on cigarettes and tobacco

Pensioner Jeffrey Oakden was involved in the operation for more than a year and fraudulently evaded £121,814.36 duty. Joiner Jason Clough was involved on just one occasion and evaded nearly £10,000.
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:51
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[California] Tobacco sales falter, not so much here

According to the state, sales have dropped statewide, but Rishad Shami, a clerk at Kings Smoke Shop at Main Street and Olive Avenue, said their sales have hardly slowed. “If it dropped, you can’t notice it,” said Shami as customer after customer came in
Porterville (CA) Recorder
added Aug 5, 2017 15:05
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Sparks Continue to Fly in Oklahoma Cigarette Fee Debate

The drama surrounding Oklahoma’s cigarette fee has dragged on into summer. ... In response to the initial lawsuit, the Oklahoma solicitor general filed a brief in support of the cigarette fee, claiming the law primarily functions as a health initiative to
Tax Foundation
added Aug 4, 2017 20:59
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[Pennsylvania] Locally And In State, Tobacco Use Still A Problem

Last year’s tax increase on tobacco products should help discourage smoking, especially among young people, according to Diane Phillips...But the smoke-free workplace law passed in 2008 still has loopholes, she claimed, especially for hospitality workers
Sanatoga (PA) Post
added Aug 4, 2017 14:47
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