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[New Zealand] Trans-Tasman Report Calls For Life-Saving Reforms To Help Smokers Quit

The report, E-cigarettes: Reducing the Harm of Smoking, builds on the report we released in January examining the extent to which New Zealand politicians are using smokers as cash cows. At the time we questioned why politicians claim higher tobacco taxe
Taxpayers’ Union (nz)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:33

[Europe, UK] Cigarette giant close to £1.2bn tax rebate

(BAT) has moved a step closer to securing a £1.2bn windfall from the government for decades of overpaid taxes. The cigarette giant paid too much tax on dividends made by foreign subsidiaries from the early 1970s until the late 1990s, according to a court
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 14:57

Some fear California's tax on e-cigarettes may deter smokers

"It's one of the nastiest debates I've ever seen in the public health community, and I've been researching tobacco control policies for 40 years," University of Michigan public health professor Kenneth Warner said. "The momentum, if you will, is in the d
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 28, 2016 00:29

[Australia] Tobacco excise increase

The Budget provides for an annual increase in tobacco excise and excise equivalent customs duties of 12.5% on 1 September of each year from 2017 to 2020.[1] The increases will raise the excise on a cigarette to around 69% of the average price of a cigare
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Nov 26, 2016 02:16

[Illinois] Cigarette smugglers taking advantage of Missouri’s low tax rate

Smugglers are making thousands of dollars just by driving cigarettes from St. Louis to Chicago because tax rates make one pack of cigarettes $6 more expensive in The Windy City. Fox 2 News recently followed a suspected cigarette smuggler in north St. Lou
KTVI myfox St. Louis (MO)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:55

[New York] Strike Force Arrests Grocery Store Worker for Possession of Contraband Cigarettes

Fifth Avenue Market, located at 6711 5th Avenue, Brooklyn. The Tax Department’s Cigarette Strike Force discovered cartons of contraband cigarettes, some without tax stamps and others with tax stamps from Virginia and Georgia, in multiple hidden traps beh
New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
added Nov 26, 2016 01:54

[Canada] Leaked report reveals Big Tobacco targeted city politicians in Sault, Sudbury

Leaked map shows 10 Ontario 'strategic municipalities' whose local politicians were targeted in 2012 by Imperial Tobacco Canada. Reasons for selecting these targets included their 'proximity to illicit tobacco' and 'likelihood of buy-in.' (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:20

[Asia-pacific] What will it take to get China’s 350 million smokers to quit? Public bans, tax hikes on the cards

“We will put health in a strategic position and regard it as a priority task. In our development mindset, we should prioritise health and emphasise health goals in our economic and social planning,” Li said. “Public policies should favour health goals an
South China Morning Post
added Nov 24, 2016 15:11

how big is big tobacco’s marketing budget?

[FTC] just released its cigarette and smokeless tobacco reports for 2014, which show that the top tobacco companies spent $8.49 billion marketing cigarettes and $600 million marketing smokeless tobacco. It may be hard to believe, but the report marks a de
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:30

Local Corner Store Owners, Tobacco Sellers Discuss California's $2 Cigarette Tax Increase

what it meant for the owners and employees of local corner store and tobacco shops. Do they expect the large price increase to have a major affect on their businesses? To find out, we went around to some familiar faces and asked some questions.
added Nov 22, 2016 23:35
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