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Smoke and Mirrors? Can ongoing price increases on cigarettes continue to compensate for dropping unit sales?

deflation of the smoking population, manufacturer price hikes and higher taxes...“Once the technology reaches a level where we can mimic the conventional cigarette experience and euphoria, we will see a decline in conventional tobacco sales like we’ve nev
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jan 7, 2017 18:56
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[New York] Smoking out the cowboy 'Indians' Cigarettes produced on Canada’s native reserves are at the heart of ‘multinational’ smuggling

The 3,000-mile frontier with Canada has seen smuggling involving organised crime develop on a potentially global scale, with both governments apparently powerless to do anything about it. The smugglers’ commodity is tobacco, mostly ready-rolled cigarett
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[Asia, Mid-east] Saudi Arabia to impose 100 percent value added tax on tobacco

Saudi Arabia’s decision to impose 100 percent value added tax (VAT) on tobacco and its products will bring down the number of smokers in the country, said Dr. Mohammed Yamani, chairman of the board of directors of Naqa, an NGO that helps smokers kick the
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jan 1, 2017 13:35
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Kingdom tightens noose on smokers

Saudi Arabia’s decision to impose 100 percent value added tax (VAT) on tobacco and its products will bring down the number of smokers in the country, said Dr. Mohammed Yamani, chairman of the board of directors of Naqa, an NGO that helps smokers kick the
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Dec 28, 2016 23:22
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[Eastern Europe, Romania] Tobacco producers wait for new Government to set cigarette prices for next year

“The future price of cigarettes will largely depend on the tax regime, but also on the evolution of the regulatory framework,” Lazar explained, according to local News.ro. The price of cigarettes is strongly dependent the taxes imposed by the state. Th
Romania Insider (ro)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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EDITORIAL: It’s time to raise Indiana’s cigarette tax

Not only would a higher tax discourage smoking, it could help pay for better roads... A tax rate of $2 is not likely to send more Hoosiers out of state to buy their smokes. Plus, luring smokers from other states is a shabby way of making money for Indiana
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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[Slovenia] Higher excise expected to drive up cigarette prices by 3%-5% in 2017

Finance Ministry has proposed a two-stage increase for 2017 that would push up retail prices by 3 to 5% while securing an additional EUR 11.3m in annual budget revenue.
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:33
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[Kentucky] CHANDLER: Higher tobacco taxes improve health, productivity

As the legislature considers tax reform in the coming session, and if we hope to move out of the bottom ranking in health status and improve the lives of Kentuckians, raising tobacco taxes should definitely be on the table.
Kentucky New Era
added Dec 28, 2016 14:09
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[Pennsylvania] Lawsuit takes aim at new vaping tax

challenging the state's new vaping tax and awaiting a court date for the suit to be heard. Clarion-based Kingdom Vapor Inc. and Smoke 4 Less LLC last week filed a petition in Commonwealth Court seeking a declaratory judgment against the state Department
Central Penn Business Journal
added Jan 15, 2017 18:12
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Lawsuit takes aim at new vaping tax

A family that runs wholesale and retail vaping businesses in western Pennsylvania is challenging the state's new vaping tax and awaiting a court date for the suit to be heard. Clarion-based Kingdom Vapor Inc. and Smoke 4 Less LLC last week filed a petit
Central Penn Business Journal
added Dec 28, 2016 14:11
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