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[Mid-east] In blow to finances, Oman postpones VAT introduction: local media

To boost state revenues, which have been strained by years of low oil prices, Oman will impose a new tax on sugary drinks and tobacco products by mid-2018
Reuters
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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[Asia, Pakistan] Peshawar High Court halts reduction in taxes on cigarettes

a stay order against the federal government’s decision to reduce taxes on tobacco products and directed the respondents to submit their response... filed by Hameed Khan...who argued in the court that the reduction in taxes would make tobacco products chea
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 27, 2017 15:04
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[Nebraska] Tobacco cessation programs would get boost from tax increase

Nebraska state senators will again consider raising the tax on tobacco when the legislative session begins next week. The proposal sponsored by Sen. Sara Howard (D-Omaha) would increase the tax on tobacco by $1.50 per pack.
Nebraska Radio Network
added Dec 27, 2017 15:01
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Azerbaijan increases excise rates on alcohol and cigarettes

By the decision of the Cabinet, excises for the import of cigars were set at 20 manats [$11.77] per 1,000 pieces, cigarettes - 12 manats [$7.06] for 1,000 pieces.
AzerNews (az)
added Dec 25, 2017 20:54
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[Burkina Faso] Burkina: Parliament raises tobacco tax to 45 percent

Tax on tobacco in Burkina Faso has risen from 30 percent to 45 percent, a parliamentary source revealed on Thursday.The raise followed the adoption of the new General Tax Code by the country’s National Assembly.
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:17
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Editorial: Declining smoking rate is good news for West Virginia

Finally. After years of little progress on smoking rates in West Virginia, a new study shows that fewer adults are smoking in the Mountain State... West Virginia and local governments expanded clean indoor air regulations, which means most workplaces and
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Dec 20, 2017 03:08
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When the tax stamp covers the health warning label: conflicting ‘best practices’ for tobacco control policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Tobacco Pack Surveillance System (TPackSS) was created to systematically document the variety of cigarette packages available in 14 low-income and middle-income countries (LMIC), and their adherence to tobacco control policies.6 A review of the tobac
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 14:58
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The effect of excise tax increases on cigarette prices in South Africa

The degree of excise tax pass-through, and the magnitude of discretionary increases in cigarette prices, is significantly determined by the competitive environment in the cigarette market.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 14:57
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[Ireland] Tobacco tax rise driving smokers to black market

The Irish government was warned that increasing the duty on cigarettes by 50 cent in the recent budget may not yield any extra revenue. Revenue officials told the Department of Finance that the increasing cost of tobacco was driving more Irish smokers t
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 18, 2017 20:48
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ejercito to seek higher tobacco tax in TRAIN’s ‘Package 1B’

Ejercito indicated he need not wait for the Department of Finance’s (DOF) version of the second TRAIN bill to push passage of his earlier proposal providing upward adjustments in taxes imposed on tobacco and alcohol products, also known as “sin taxes.”
Business Mirror (ph)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:43
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