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[California] KNOX: Don’t be fooled by Big Tobacco’s big apology

but Big Tobacco’s deceit and manipulation continues. The industry challenges legislative victories in court, manipulates products to get around existing regulations, produces and promotes new tobacco products and spends billions of dollars on marketing to
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 25, 2017 02:42
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[UK-Scotland] Minimum price for tobacco could cut smoking and improve health, experts say

The research highlighted that while the percentage of adults who smoke has dropped from 28% in 2003 to 21%, the proportion has remained static since 2013. Smoking rates remain highest in poorer areas, with 35% of adults in the least well off parts of Sc
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 25, 2017 01:11
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[UK-Scotland] Support for minimum tobacco price plan to stub out smoking

HEALTH experts have suggested a minimum price for tobacco to cut smoking in poorer parts of Scotland. Further steps are needed to make tobacco more expensive and less available, according to a report bringing together the views of 10 specialists in the
Evening Times (uk)
added Nov 25, 2017 01:05
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Tobacco companies lied to you for years. That ends now.

It is satisfying to see the tobacco companies forced to come clean... In North Carolina, there is an obvious unused tool: We rank 46th in the nation for cigarette taxes, at just 45 cents a pack. The average nationwide is $1.68, and several states impose
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Nov 23, 2017 02:24
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[UK-Scotland] Increased or minimum tobacco price 'could cut number of smokers'

Increasing the price of tobacco or setting a minimum price could be used as part of a government campaign drive down the number of smokers in Scotland. Public health experts also say reducing the availability of tobacco and incentivising retailers not to
BBC Online
added Nov 23, 2017 02:24
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Students urge undecided senators to back proposed tobacco tax hike

Students from different universities and organizations gathered on Wednesday, November 22, in the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman to launch a campaign that urges legislators to back a proposal to increase tobacco tax. They wrote letters to unde
Rappler (ph)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:21
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[UK] Budget BOMBSHELL: Cost of cigarettes HIKED but price of booze FROZEN by Philip Hammond

Chancellor Hammond has announced plans to jack up tobacco duty at the rate of inflation – 3% – plus a further 2%, punishing millions of smokers. Speaking to Daily Star Online, tobacco industry campaigners had called on Hammond to freeze duty on cigare
Daily Star (uk)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:22
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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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