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[New York] U.S. court dismisses NY lawsuit against FedEx over cigarettes

in which New York state and New York City claimed that the package delivery company had shipped untaxed cigarettes, cheating both out of tax revenue, according to a court document.
Reuters
added Sep 28, 2018 03:33
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[District of Columbia] LAFAIVE / DRENKARD: A cigarette smuggling epidemic is coming to DC

As a component of Washington, D.C.’s most recent city budget, the district will raise its cigarette excise tax from $2.50 per pack to $4.50 next month. This development is notable not only because it means the tax will increase by 80 percent in just one
The Hill
added Sep 28, 2018 01:49
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[New Zealand] Increased Tobacco Tax Not The Only Option

Hāpai Te Hauora agree with calls to reprioritise tobacco tax funds made in the recently released 'Future of Tax' interim report...if managed well, vaping can have a significant impact on smoking prevalence supporting the government goal of a Smokefree NZ
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:33
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarettes: the middle ground

The mini-budget also staked out a middle ground for the tobacco industry. Caught between conflicting interests of tobacco billions and public health, the government took a fiscal approach that goes in the right direction yet doesn’t reach far enough.... t
Business Recorder (pk)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:04
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[Vietnam] Reporters share experiences in writing about tobacco prevention

reporters and editors were equipped with skills and information to improve their writings about long-term harmful effects of tobacco and the need to raise the tax on tobacco at a conference held in Hanoi on September 25.
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Sep 25, 2018 23:54
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[Illinois] Chicago could double taxes on vape-ware, require e-cigs be kept behind counter

A City Council committee will consider a proposal Thursday that would roughly double the tax on e-cigarettes and require the devices and related products be sold from behind store counters. The policy, introduced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, is designed to r
Chicago Sun-Times
added Sep 22, 2018 15:54
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STROUD: NEW JERSEY SHOULD ELIMINATE ITS DRACONIAN VAPING TAX

Although eliminating the tax on vaping products would be ideal, the proposed tax change would help soften the burden New Jersey vape shop owners would face come October 1 if the current tax goes into effect. Rather than imposing draconian taxes on device
Heartland Institute
added Sep 22, 2018 15:53
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette sales down 1.1% on campaign, higher prices

Sales of cigarettes in South Korea declined 1.1 percent in the first eight months of 2018 from a year earlier due to a government-led anti-smoking campaign and higher prices, data showed Wednesday. South Korean smokers purchased 2.31 billion 20-ciga
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:14
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[South Africa] EDITORIAL: Show us the data: Bhekisisa responds to #BigTobacco

in a world where historically unravelling the tobacco lobby’s intentions has been a game of smoke and mirrors, a healthy dose of scepticism about its methods may be expected, particularly in light of the organisation’s refusal to share its full methodolog
Bhekisisa (za)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:43
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[South Africa] Right of reply: Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa response to M&G article

Bhekisisa’s article...sought to suggest some underhand motive in Tisa’s #TakeBackTheTaxCampaign, which seeks to raise public awareness of the scale of the trade in illegal cigarettes and its cost to our society. It is a pity that the column did not ackno
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:40
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