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[Oklahoma] Lawmaker Predicts Special Session This Fall

Dunnington now predicts a special session will be held this fall. The main reason why is based on a lawsuit that was filed not even two weeks after the session ended. Two tobacco companies are suing the state over the cigarette fee that was passed on the
KOTV Channel 6 (Tulsa, OK)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:42
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[UK] Tax hikes in emerging markets put brake on tobacco growth

And now there appears to be a rising trend among emerging market economies to hike taxes on the sector in a bid to raise money for their respective treasuries, something which has now been identified as a major brake on cigarette volumes.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:32
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EDITORIAL: Legal challenge to Oklahoma tobacco "fee" is no surprise

“If a cigarette tax can be a ‘smoking cessation fee,'” the lawsuit argues, “nothing stops an alcohol tax from becoming an ‘inebriation cessation fee'...lawmakers who voted for this bill may wish they had appreciated the simple concept that words matter.
The Oklahoman
added Jun 12, 2017 14:11
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Low taxes will keep tobacco affordable / Campaigners told conference

Anti-tobacco campaigners yesterday demanded an increase in tax rates on tobacco products as the proposed taxation policy for fiscal 2017-18 will keep the items within people's reach. Tax on tobacco products such as cigarettes was not increased in accord
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jun 10, 2017 21:33
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[Asia, India] Growers in Prakasam dt. say ‘no’ to GST on tobacco

took objection to the Centre’s decision to impose 5% GST on tobacco leaves and 28% on unmanufactured tobacco. Farmers from 12 auction platforms in the Southern Black Soil (SBS) and the Southern Light Soil (SLS) regions, at a meeting here, feared fall in
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 10, 2017 21:32
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[Minnesota] Mark Dayton: High tobacco taxes save lives

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday pressed the point: High tobacco taxes save lives. Surrounded by kids wearing bright yellow “Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation” T-shirts, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor governor disparaged the change in cigarette a
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Jun 16, 2017 21:42
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Price of cigarettes to double from Sunday

The Saudi government will from Sunday start implementing a selective tax that includes products that are harmful to health, primarily tobacco, energy drinks and sodas. Recent statistics show that 6 million smokers in Saudi Arabia will be affected by the t
Arab News (sa)
added Jun 13, 2017 02:14
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[Minnesota] Tobacco tax cuts at heart of Legislature's legal dispute

Gov. Mark Dayton is cranking up the heat on Minnesota lawmakers to undo tax breaks for cigarettes and cigars. Dayton signed a $650 million tax bill last month that would cut taxes on premium cigars and freeze the state’s cigarette taxes in place after a
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 14, 2017 21:36
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[Minnesota] Tobacco tax cuts at heart of Legislature’s legal dispute

Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday singled out new tax breaks for cigarettes and premium cigars as “terrible public policy” that GOP leaders should agree to remove. Dayton signed those tax breaks into law after lawmakers wrapped up an overtime session settled an
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 10, 2017 16:19
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Things to Know About California's Tobacco Tax Dispute

California lawmakers ... remain at odds with Gov. Jerry Brown on a few key pieces including how to spend $1.2 billion in tobacco tax revenue.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 10, 2017 15:44
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