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'Sin tax' looms on tobacco and alcohol in Nigeria as fears grow of a public health crisis

Nigeria’s government defied private-sector opposition to impose a new “sin tax” on Monday amid fears that growing tobacco and alcohol consumption could threaten a public health crisis. Ignoring a last-minute legal challenge, the country’s finance minist
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:12
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[New York] Cigarette prices increase in America but Australia still has the MOST expensive smokes in the world - but no one is giving up yet

The price of cigarettes has gone up in the US, but Australia is still the most expensive place to buy smokes in the world. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio raised the cost of a pack of cigarettes from $10.50 to $13, the equivalent of $17 Australian do
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:35
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Coal lobby fights black-lung tax as disease rates surge

The researchers examined 1,000 black-lung benefit applications and found that coal miners judged “potentially eligible” for benefits smoked at higher rates that those who did not qualify. Medical experts dispute the association’s argument, saying the di
Reuters
added Jun 4, 2018 14:24
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[New York] VIDEO: Minimum Price Of Cigarette Pack In NYC Rises To $13, Highest In The Nation

The de Blasio administration hopes to reduce the number of smokers in New York City to 160,000 by 2020. “The cost of cigarettes is rising in New York City, and history shows that higher prices means fewer smokers,” said Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bass
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Jun 2, 2018 10:41
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[New York] Price For a Pack of Cigarettes Jumps to at Least $13 in NYC

Smokers will have to pay at least $13 per pack — the highest price in the nation — after a law passed last year went into effect Friday The new minimum cigarette price was a central component of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s tobacco legislation package, signed
NBCNew York.com
added Jun 2, 2018 10:37
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Cigarette Smugglers Stub C-Store Sales

Both cases are examples of the nation’s burgeoning cigarette black market. What the news bites don’t reveal is the impact such illegal activities have on convenience stores’ tobacco profit margins. The cigarettes in question are considered smuggled becau
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 2, 2018 10:36
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[District of Columbia] D.C. Cigarette Taxes to be Among Nation's Highest Under New Budget

In a 10-2 vote, a supermajority of the D.C. Council approved an amendment proposed by Ward 7 Councilmember Vince Gray that would raise the tax on cigarettes by $2 per pack. This change would make the District's tax on cigarettes the highest among U.S. st
Washington (DC) City Paper
added Jun 2, 2018 10:16
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VIDEO: New York City hikes pack of cigarettes to $13, highest in US

The number of places you can buy them will also be going down, under legislation signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio last August. The new minimum price law makes New York the most expensive place in the U.S. to buy cigarettes. Officials with the Department
WABC-TV Ch. 7
added Jun 2, 2018 10:14
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[New York] Fed. Law Applies In Native Cig Tax Suit, 2nd Circ. Told ($$)

The government filed its amicus brief on Tuesday to support New York's appeal of a July 2016 decision in which King Mountain Tobacco Co. beat most of the federal claims that...
Law360
added May 30, 2018 23:37
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[New Jersey] Tax em' if you've got em'? Phil Murphy wants levy on e-cigarettes

Murphy's state budget anticipates raising $59 million from new taxes on e-cigarettes and tobacco products in New Jersey for cash-starved state coffers. That bill combines a 75 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes with a rise in the wholesale tax on toba
NJ.com
added May 30, 2018 19:56
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