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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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HUGHES: E-Cigarettes Reduce Adult Smoking

Overly burdensome taxes on these products or restrictive regulations for adult users could reduce these potential benefits, and ultimately lead to more people smoking conventional cigarettes for longer, with negative health effects.
E21 (Manhattan Institute)
added May 30, 2018 19:33
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Trend in the affordability of tobacco products in Bangladesh: findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

in countries experiencing rapid economic growth, significant tax increases are needed to counteract the effect of income growth, in order for the tax increases to be effective in reducing tobacco use.
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2018 03:21
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[UK] SUMMERS: Taxes for health: evidence clears the air

Tobacco and alcohol taxes consistently raise prices, reduce consumption, and save lives, while generating additional revenues to support public services...I have agreed to co-chair the Task Force on Fiscal Policy for Health with Michael Bloomberg that wil
The Lancet (uk)
added May 27, 2018 20:37
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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: FBR promotes spread of cancer

Blinded by their compulsion, FBR has become a source to promote cigarette sales, knowing that this would lead to death of thousands. We are a State where healthcare is low to the negligible extent.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 27, 2018 15:33
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Association between tax structure and cigarette consumption: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation (ITC) Project [FREE FULL TEXT]

study provides important empirical evidence of a relationship between tax structure and cigarette consumption. ... The results are consistent with existing evidence and suggest that a uniform and specific tax structure is the most effective tax structure
Tobacco Control
added May 25, 2018 11:37
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