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[New York] Big bust of smuggling ring unlikely to stem flow of illegal smokes

The city is now the nation's capital for tobacco smuggling. Nearly 57% of all cigarettes smoked here are carted in from out of state, the highest rate in the country, according to Tax Foundation data. Widespread bootlegging deprives the city and state of
Crain's New York Business
added Dec 5, 2018 17:54
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[New Jersey, New York] 21 PEOPLE INDICTED IN $15 MILLION TAX FRAUD SCHEME THAT FORGED MILLIONS OF TAX STAMPS FOR CIGARETTES FROM NORTH CAROLINA (PDF)

Takedown by Bronx DA, New York State Tax Dept., Homeland Security Investigations and NJ Treasury Office of Criminal Investigation Yields Equipment and Trove of Forged Tax Stamps ... indictments charging 21 people with forging millions of cigarette ta
State of New Jersey
added Dec 4, 2018 17:58
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[South Africa] HOW THE ILLICIT CIGARETTE INDUSTRY HAS BEATEN SARS

The R7 billion refers to tax avoidance – every year – by the manufacturers and distributors of illicit and illegal tobacco products in SA, says the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (Tisa), which has embarked on a campaign to highlight the problems fa
George Herald (za)
added Dec 4, 2018 17:46
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[Pakistan] Govt to impose sin tax on tobacco products

“We are sending a sin tax bill in the National Assembly in which taxes would be imposed on cigarettes and tobacco products,” Khan said while addressing the Annual Public Health Conference. The minister added that tax received from this would be spent on
GEO.tv (pk)
added Dec 4, 2018 15:50
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sin tax to be inflicted on tobacco products

the federal minister revealed: “We are sending a sin tax bill in the National Assembly in which taxes would be imposed on cigarettes and tobacco products.” He went on to add the accumulated tax would be invested on the youth in terms of their human d
The News (pk)
added Dec 4, 2018 15:49
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New Zealand's expensive cigarettes are making us the target of international smugglers

Customs say New Zealand is being increasingly targeted by international cigarette smuggling syndicates because of the price of a pack of smokes. They seized 1.8 million cigarettes and rubbish bags full of cash in what's been called the country's largest
Newshub (nz)
added Dec 4, 2018 13:05
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[Indiana] GRUBER: Viewpoint: Raising cigarette tax would help reduce smoking

Beacon Health System supports efforts to increase the tax on cigarettes. I’d like to take a moment to explain why we feel this way. Because we take care of a lot of people in our area, we see many people who smoke. What we see with smoking is poor health
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Dec 4, 2018 11:45
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[Croatia] Cigarettes increase in price from today

A packet of cigarettes in Croatia will cost you two Kunas more for one packet from today. The Regulation on excise duties on tobacco and tobacco products comes into force. "According to our calculations, this raise should not result in a price increase o
Dubrovnik Times (hr)
added Dec 3, 2018 17:00
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EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Raise Indiana's cigarette tax for health's sake

Previous attempts to increase the cigarette tax have failed in the Republican-controlled legislature. This despite substantial public support...lawmakers should raise the cigarette tax. And they should direct the money generated toward smoking cessation
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Dec 3, 2018 16:01
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[Asia, China] KIDWAI: Time to stub out smoking

tough measures are required to reduce smoking rates. The government should extend the ban on smoking in public places nationwide and strictly monitor its implementation...Many experts advocate raising prices of cigarettes, but I believe that's a wrong mov
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 21:17
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