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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Tax on tobacco products can cut consumption’

Islamabad - In order to control tobacco consumption , the government has to increase the tobacco Tax while the introduction of the Tier-III taxation on premium brands resulted in the increase of the tobacco consumption , a survey revealed on Tuesday.
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 8, 2017 17:11
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[Colorado] City voters back tobacco tax increase

Nearly three quarters of Aspen voters backed a city proposal in Tuesday’s election to impose higher local taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products. In preliminary unofficial results, Ballot Issue 2B had garnered 1,071 votes in favor, or roughly 74
Aspen (CO) Daily News
added Nov 8, 2017 16:35
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[UK] Tax Evasion and Avoidance / Westminster pension fund holds offshore investments

Other investments by the MPs’ pension fund include £5.6m in tobacco group BAT... Deborah Arnott, chief executive of ASH, the anti-tobacco group, said MPs would be “disturbed” to see that their pension fund was investing in an industry that “causes so muc
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:16
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Why Tobacco Companies Oppose Higher Cigarette Prices: Court Findings from Federal Racketeering Verdict (PDF)

The following findings are excerpted directly from the court ruling. • 3005. A December 6, 1982 Philip Morris report, titled "Price Elasticities, Excise Taxes, and Cigarette Sales," outlined Philip Morris's opposition to raising excise taxes on cigarett
Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
added Nov 7, 2017 22:20
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Why Tobacco Companies Oppose Higher Cigarette Prices / Quotes from Internal Tobacco Industry Documents (PDF)

documents indicate that cigarette companies’ true motivation for opposing higher cigarette prices is the resultant drop in cigarette sales, especially among children and young adults.
Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
added Nov 7, 2017 22:20
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[UK] Public show little support for further tax hike

The survey, conducted by Populus for the smokers’ group Forest, found that 76 per cent of adults think the current level of tax – over 80 per cent on an average packet of cigarettes in the UK – is either about right (44 per cent) or too high (32 per cent
Asian Trader (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:10
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[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking rate in S. Korea rebounds in 2016 despite price hike

According to the data compiled by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, 23.9 percent of South Koreans aged 19 and above smoked in 2016, up 1.3 percentage points from 22.6 percent posted a year earlier. The figure came to 40.7 percent for males and 6.4 perc
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Nov 6, 2017 16:31
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Baby's death sparks call for Indonesia to crack down on big tobacco

A young Indonesian couple who believe cigarettes killed their baby son want the country's Government to shut down the nation's powerful tobacco industry. One-month-old Muhammad Hafizh died of pneumonia after breathing in second-hand cigarette smoke at a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 4, 2017 23:58
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[Asia-pacific, Micronesia] Editorial: Guam should raise tax on tobacco products

A proposal to raise Guam's tax on tobacco products is a sensible public health intervention that could help save lives. Speaker Benjamin Cruz recently introduced legislation that would raise the tax on all tobacco products. Bill 199-34 proposes to incre
postguam.com (gu)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:39
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[Asia] Moving towards a sustainable tobacco policy in Sri Lanka

According to the RIU study that included one-on-one meetings with former finance ministers...senior heads of Customs, Excise, Ceylon Tobacco Company, the Beedi Association......a much more holistic and multi-faceted approach is needed to address the dual
Daily FT (lk)
added Nov 3, 2017 03:52
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