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[New Zealand] Higher taxes blamed for surge in black market tobacco

The results of a parliamentary inquiry into the trade of illegal tobacco warns that a recent tax increase is fueling the black market, prompting calls for more resources to crack down on and tax the criminals bringing cheap cigarettes into the country.
Yahoo! New Zealand News
added Oct 8, 2017 16:24
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STOOKSBERRY: Denver Is Hiring Teen Cigarette Narcs

But if the goal is to reduce sales to minors, why is the department looking to entrap more vendors?...It seems these compliance checks have more to do with revenue seeking and less to do with smoking cessation.
Reason Magazine
added Oct 8, 2017 16:01
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Clarion Call to Action

The mission of the National Tobacco Reform Initiative (NTRI) team is to facilitate open and evidence-based discussions about the most effective ways to reduce the number of current adult smokers in the U.S. by at least 15 million by the year 2024, an int
tobaccoreform.org
added Oct 7, 2017 07:49
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[Asia, Mid-east] Why UAE residents won’t buy cigarettes for friends from duty free anymore

UAE residents who used to buy cigarettes in bulk from duty free shops for friends back home while visiting them will now cut down on tobacco purchases due to the imposition of excise tax from October 1. Residents told Khaleej Times that they used to buy
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:08
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[France] Why are carrots the protest weapon of choice for angry French tobacconists?

French tobacconists once again protested in Paris on Wednesday against the government's plan to hike the price of a packet of cigarettes to €10... use carrot dumping in their protests, just as they did in September 2015 outside the Ministry of Finance to
The Local France (fr)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:34
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[New York] NYS Tax Department Announces Policy to Help Curb Untaxed Cigarette Sales

Retailers caught and found guilty of selling untaxed cigarettes in New York State risk losing other state-issued licenses, including lottery and alcohol sales. The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced that it has joined forces wit
New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
added Oct 6, 2017 02:32
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tobacco nation: the deadly state of smoking disparity in the u.s.

12 contiguous states stretching from the upper Midwest to the South...we’ve termed “Tobacco Nation,”... Ending the fight against tobacco can start with a series of fundamental tobacco control policies. Here is what we know works:
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:07
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[South Dakota] BENSON: My Voice: Tobacco tax must be increased

The recent opinion piece (“My Voice: Why sin taxes fail”) published by the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, erroneously claims that raising the state’s excise tax on tobacco would fail to produce significant benefits. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Oct 5, 2017 12:54
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Tobacco Tax Reform A Multisectoral Perspective AT THE CROSSROADS OF HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT (PDF) (228pp)

This report provides decision support for policy makers on tobacco tax reform, as well as analytical and empirical tools for using tobacco excise taxes to save lives and increase government revenues. The report sets forth the public health, economic, a
World Bank
added Oct 4, 2017 11:22
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Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

The report sets forth the public health, economic, and anti-poverty case for higher tobacco taxes; shows how some countries have already delivered ambitious reforms; and documents measurable results. It shows that, by implementing tobacco tax reforms now,
World Bank
added Oct 4, 2017 11:10
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