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[UK] Budget 2017: Cigarette packs prices to increase by 2% thanks to Hammond tax rise

Smokers will be hit with a tobacco tax that will continue to rise at inflation plus 2 per cent, the Chancellor said. There will be an additional 1 per cent duty on hand rolling tobacco this year, he announced.
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:22
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[UK] Budget 2017: 10 things to look for

10. Fuel, fags and booze Mr Hammond must set duty rates for petrol and diesel, alongside “sin” taxes on cigarettes and alcohol. Alcohol duties are likely to rise in line with inflation, while tobacco duty is likely to continue to rise 2 percentage points
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:55
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Big Tobacco Faces Tax Reckoning in Japan on Hot New Devices

Japanese lawmakers are just weeks away from proposing changes that could erode tax advantages for Big Tobacco’s new hope: heat-not-burn products that deliver a nicotine hit without all the smoke and tar of traditional cigarettes. Changes in Japan may al
Bloomberg News
added Nov 22, 2017 12:48
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[California] Cigarette Dollar Sales Strong as Volumes Decline

For a four-week period ending Nov. 4, cigarette sales increased 0.9% despite a 4.4% decline in volume. The declines were in part a response to California’s new $2-per-pack tax increase on cigarettes that went into effect earlier in the year, according to
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 22, 2017 05:29
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco products too accessible in PH – Ubial

“In the Philippines, it’s less than a dollar (P50); in other countries, like in Singapore, it is $9, in Australia, its $15… We still have one of the lowest tobacco prices in the entire region,” she disclosed. Due to the affordable price, it is difficul
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 22, 2017 04:54
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[Kentucky] RODU: Smoking kills too many Kentuckians. Here's how that can change

Our plan builds on a 2005 bill recognizing that “taxing tobacco products according to relative risk is a rational tax policy and may well serve the public health goal of reducing smoking-related mortality and morbidity and lowering health care costs asso
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Nov 22, 2017 04:28
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Health Canada report calls for big tax hike on cigarettes

Ottawa needs to hike tobacco taxes significantly to meet its long-term target of reducing smoking to just five per cent of the Canadian population, says a report for Health Canada. The internal report, obtained by CBC News under the Access to Informatio
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2017 03:44
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Health Canada Wants To Make Cigarettes Even More Expensive

Bad news for smokers: a report from Health Canada is urging the federal government to raise taxes on cigarettes. If the Trudeau government wants to reduce the number of Canadians who smoke, a promise made in March, then a tax hike on cigarettes is the
MTL BLog (ca)
added Nov 22, 2017 03:43
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Higher Cigarette Pricing Encourages Older Smokers to Quit

results suggest that a higher tax on cigarettes would increase their price, reduce smoking rates in older adults, and consequently decrease the risk of smoking-related cancers and other diseases in this high-risk group. Previous studies have consistently
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Nov 22, 2017 02:33
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[UK] Smokers fear a second tax rise on tobacco in a year could be announced this week

Tobacco industry giants are concerned this week's Budget could see smokers hit with a rise in prices. This would be the second rise in 2017 if it is announced in Conservative Chancellor Philip Hammond's Budget on Wednesday.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Nov 20, 2017 17:17
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