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Cigarettes in Kazakhstan jump in price ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Jan 6, 2018 20:43
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FRANK: Why Even Tougher Regulations on Smoking Are Justified

Each person who becomes a smoker makes it more likely that others will become smokers as well. This additional effect outweighs the harm caused by secondhand smoke...our efforts to discourage smoking, strict as they seem, may not be nearly strict enough.
New York Times
added Jan 5, 2018 21:25
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[New Zealand] Tobacco tax increase comes in today

The cost of a packet of cigarettes is currently about $20.The cost of a packet of cigarettes is currently about $20. Photo: 123RF It's the first of four consecutive 10 percent rises coming into force on 1 January each year until 2020.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:43
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2017 State Tobacco Legislation / Looking back at tax and minimum-age activity.

Now that 2017 has come to a close, NATO summarizes the outcome of the most relevant state tobacco legislation across the country in this review of the year's legislative actions.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 4, 2018 12:08
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[New Zealand] Calls for legalisation of e-cigarettes after crime surge

The Government is keeping mum on whether it intends to keep a National promise to legalise e-cigarettes after renewed calls for a law change as aggravated dairy robberies increase and fewer people quit smoking. Tax hikes on cigarettes have prompted just
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:45
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Number of people attending stop smoking program rises amid high cigarette prices: sources

The number of people attending a stop smoking program at Saint Mary's Hospital in Seoul rose this year from 2017 amid rising cigarette prices and the expansion of nonsmoking zones, a hospital official said Wednesday. As many as 26 people have applied for
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:44
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[Missouri] LETTER: Taxes on unhealthy products pay for their true price

I think George Will has it wrong about tobacco taxes in his column "We don’t need government to remind us that smoking kills"... I am still mad at Missouri for our low cigarette tax, which encourages young people to start smoking by making them affordabl
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 4, 2018 07:26
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[Canada, California] GRIMES: Pot is A Dangerous ‘Recreation’

who supported the legalization of marijuana, a mind-altering substance known to be addictive? The same lawmakers who have declared tobacco and cigarettes deadly and supported a tax increase on cigarettes to stop smoking on that same November 2016 ballot.
Canada Free Press (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:09
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[Mississippi] Cigarettes tax, HBCUs funding draws attention as #msleg session begins

Mississippi last increased its cigarette tax in 2009. Now, about 20 health advocacy groups are pushing a cigarette tax increase of $1.50 a pack, plus "parallel" increases on chewing tobacco. The two Republican leaders of the tax-writing committees...said
Y'all Politics (blog)
added Jan 3, 2018 13:27
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[Mississippi] Tobacco tax, college desegregation money among 2018 issues

Mississippi last increased its cigarette tax in 2009. Now, about 20 health advocacy groups are pushing a cigarette tax increase of $1.50 a pack, plus "parallel" increases on chewing tobacco. The two Republican leaders of the tax-writing committees — Hous
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 2, 2018 03:29
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