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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Warning: Your tax dollars have been supporting cigarette makers

This indirect subsidy from taxpayers to high-volume buyers of tobacco comes through a crop insurance program that provides payments so reliably they are referred to as the “insurance bonus.” It’s impossible to say how much money the tobacco quality-loss
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 13, 2018 15:15
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[Europe, USA] EU prepares measures to counter US new tariffs

The former French economy minister said that "immediate" retaliatory measures would include European tariffs on US exported oranges, tobacco and bourbon, and goods which he said were mainly produced in constituencies held by Trump's Republican party.
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 13, 2018 14:38
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[Mississippi] Ole Miss students react to proposed state tax increase on cigarettes

A bond bill, S.B. 3048, still remains and has the potential to be revised to increase cigarette taxes from the current 68 cents per pack to $1.50 per pack in late March. The bill would have to go before the house for further consideration, but could be a
Oxford (MS) Eagle
added Mar 13, 2018 04:12
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UPDATE 1-Nigeria increases excise duties on tobacco and alcohol

In addition to a 20 percent tax on tobacco, the government will add an extra fixed tax per cigarette.
Reuters
added Mar 13, 2018 04:11
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[Canada] California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Non-Participating Manufacturer

the lawsuit requests that the court to prohibit Grand River from selling any brand of cigarettes, directly or indirectly, to consumers in California until the manufacturer has remedied its violations by paying the sum it owes, including civil penalties an
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Mar 11, 2018 21:50
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How smokers contribute to Iran’s budget?

The Iranian government’s revenues through selling cigarettes registered a rise by 21.9 percent during the first eight months of the current fiscal year (March 20-Nov. 21, 2017). The government revenues of indirect taxes imposed on cigarette sells stood
AzerNews (az)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:18
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Tobacco tax policy in Ontario: Market implications of the Ontario government’s increases in tobacco tax rates (PDF)

This report was prepared by Ernst & Young LLP for British American Tobacco / Executive summary: Ontario needs to consider alternative tobacco tax plans that take account of the contraband market.
EY
added Mar 11, 2018 19:37
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[Canada] Ontario tobacco taxation is contributing to a growing contraband market

An EY review of tobacco tax policy in Ontario shows tax rate increases are reducing revenue for the province as consumers turn to a growing contraband market. The provincial government introduced a $3 per carton price increase in February 2016, followed
EY
added Mar 11, 2018 19:33
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[Canada] O’RIORDAN: Taxing tobacco and cannabis: history learned – or forgotten?

Smoking prevalence did not decrease by anywhere near the reduction in legal tobacco sales. The huge price increase created a profit incentive for smugglers of contraband tobacco. Many smokers switched to much lower-priced contraband. In 1994, Statistics C
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:46
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: First Nations’ chief taxman wants control of the pot tax

there are more than 20 pot dispensaries and at least 30 smoke shacks selling cheap cigarettes. The population of Tyendinaga is 2,124. Do the math. At the Six Nations Mohawk Territory, however, the largest First Nations reserve in Canada with a populati
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:45
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