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[Nebraska] SCHICK: Raising tobacco costs will make impact

The Nebraska Legislature is currently considering a number of proposals to increase the tax on tobacco in our state. I want to lend my voice to the chorus of supporters singing the praises of this approach. Significantly raising taxes and prices on toba
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Mar 5, 2018 14:39

$9.80 a pack: France aims to curb smoking with price increase

France’s one-euro increase Thursday in the price of cigarettes brings the average price of a pack to 8 euros, or $9.80 U.S.... Cigarette manufacturers estimate that the decline in French sales in 2018 will be 10 to 15 percent. Some have attempted to mini
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2018 18:08

[Asia-pacific] Are cigarettes too affordable for China’s young people?

China can keep children from smoking by raising tobacco taxes continuously to maintain a minimum per-packet retail price of 20 yuan (HK$24.62, US$3.15), according to a survey by the University of International Business and Economics.
South China Morning Post
added Mar 2, 2018 18:06

[Canada] Does taxing tobacco motivate smokers to butt out?

The Canadian Cancer Society thinks it does, and applauds the tobacco increase announced in Tuesday’s federal budget. The tax for a carton of cigarettes increased by $1 – in addition to a $1.29 inflation tax adjustment for a carton of 200 cigarettes — f
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 17:17

BAT plans to put tax-rate cut benefit toward accelerating innovative products

The financial benefit from the U.S. corporate tax-rate cut will assist British American Tobacco Plc in accelerating the pace of making and distributing innovative products, primarily heat-not-burn traditional cigarettes and electronic cigarettes. BAT is
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 1, 2018 13:16

[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society applauds strengthened Federal Tobacco Control Strategy, higher tobacco taxes in federal budget

The strengthening of the Federal Tobacco Control Strategy with an ongoing investment of $18 million per year announced in today's federal budget was applauded by the Canadian Cancer Society. The CCS also applauded the small tobacco tax increase of $1.00
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 02:45

Mississippi tobacco tax increase remains up in the air

A pack of Marlboros at a convenience store near the Mississippi Capitol costs about $4.99, which includes tax. If the Legislature chooses one possible option for a cigarette tax increase, the same pack could run $5.31. For a person who smokes a pack a d
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 26, 2018 22:43

[UK] KAMM: Policies on smoking have been deliberate, punitive and, above all, successful

Consumers are much readier to commit to give up smoking (or go on a diet) in a month’s time than do it today. Anti-smoking policies can help them give up smoking or at least reduce their consumption. That’s a powerful justification for high taxes on cigar
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54

[Asia-pacific, China] Indonesia accused of favouring big tobacco as vaping industry faces giant tax increase

Chain-smoking Indonesia is moving to stub out its booming e-cigarette sector, sparking criticism that the government is siding with giant tobacco firms at the expense of public health. The Southeast Asian nation has one of the world’s highest smoking r
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:45

[India] AJALKUMAR: We Know How To Prevent Cancers… Are We Really Doing What's Needed?

Government must continue to levy higher taxes on cigarettes and bidis and enforce the ban on the sale of smokeless products. Taxes are a cost-effective way to reduce consumption of tobacco products though they would primarily impact those from lower socio
BW Businessworld (in)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:37
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