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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] $1 tax hike for pack of cigarettes proposed

The cost of a pack of cigarettes would increase by $1 under legislation introduced yesterday morning by Speaker Benjamin Cruz, who plans to submit the proposal to voters in the General Election next year.
postguam.com (gu)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:37
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[Arkansas] Haines Assembly narrowly approves tobacco and marijuana excise taxes

After spending hours debating the idea over multiple meetings, the Haines Assembly narrowly approved targeted taxes on marijuana and tobacco products.
KHNS (Haines, AK)
added Oct 12, 2017 15:55
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Q&A: The World Bank's quiet evolution on tobacco taxes

On Wednesday, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a group of finance ministers, and a handful of policy experts will meet behind closed doors to discuss a tax measure that has the potential to save millions of
Devex
added Oct 11, 2017 15:48
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[Azerbaijan] Cigarette, alcohol prices may further drain wallets

The prices for cigarettes, with a share of 1.92 percent in country’s total import, will soar in Azerbaijan, since the government is discussing changes in excise tax rates for imported products. The news, without a doubt, will be hailed by anti-smoking
AzerNews (az)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:28
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Latin America: Illegal Tobacco Hurts Trade

There is a systemic relationship of illicit trade with other fundamental factors that shape Latin American cigarette markets, such as taxes and regulations, consumer driven trends such as healthier lifestyles, and consumers simply adjusting their spendin
Latinvex
added Oct 10, 2017 20:58
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco-producing LGUs to get P29.5 billion in excise tax shares

The Department of Budget and Management has ordered the release of a total of P29.5 billion to tobacco-producing provinces, cities and towns as part of their share from excise taxes collected in 2011, 2014 and 2015. Local Budget Memorandum No. 76 signed
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:54
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Pacquiao seeks to double tobacco tax rate

The boxer-turned-senator was awarded the first anti-smoking champion belt by the Bawas Bisyo Youth for Sin Tax Movement for filing the measure
Philippine Star (ph)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:52
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[New Zealand] Call for lower excise taxes

Seymour has called for tobacco-product excise taxes to be lowered, according to a story by Sam Carran for Newstalk ZB. Seymour says that the doubling of such taxes during the past five years has led to an increase in crimes against retailers. Nearly 500
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 10, 2017 20:42
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Imports of e-cigarettes rose sharply since conventional tobacco tax hike in 2015: data

Industry sources attribute the sharp rise to smokers switching to e-cigarettes which are exempted from higher taxes. The government increased taxes on cigarettes by 2,000 won ($1.70) per pack from Jan. 1, 2015, raising the price to 4,500 won per pack, a
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 10, 2017 15:27
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Tobacco industry strategies undermine government tax policy: evidence from commercial data [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions The TI currently uses a variety of strategies to keep tobacco cheap. The implementation of standardised packaging will prevent small pack sizes and price-marking but further changes in tax policy are needed to minimise the TI’s attempts to pr
Tobacco Control
added Oct 10, 2017 02:51
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