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[Connecticut] Two indicted in $5.8M tobacco tax fraud scheme

A federal grand jury in Bridgeport has returned a 13-count indictment against two tobacco wholesalers who are charged with defrauding the state of approximately $5.8 million in taxes due on tobacco products imported into the state.
Westfair Business Publications Online
added Jan 16, 2018 00:23
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[New Mexico] The Latest: Governor says advanced classes gain popularity

Democratic Sen. Howie Morales of Silver City announced Wednesday a bill that would increase the price of a pack of cigarettes by $1.50 and impose an equivalent tax on cigars, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. Any increase in revenue would go toward opera
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 12, 2018 04:31
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[China, UK] One million fake Lambert and Butler cigarettes smuggled into Manchester Airport

The fake Lambert and Butler cigarettes, which would have cheated the authorities of nearly £400,000 in tax, was intercepted at Manchester Airport
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:07
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[New York] EDITORIAL: NY’s futile fight against illegal cigarettes

Yes, some smokers may be quit smoking rather than pay New York’s high, tax-fueled cig prices. But others will hand over the money. Or find cheaper packs elsewhere. Truth is, as long as taxes keep rising, people will keep smuggling. And investigators wil
New York Post
added Jan 12, 2018 04:03
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] LETTER: Billions in tax lost to illegal tobacco gangs

we believe at most a moderate and consistent excise increase in line with inflation is the most ­effective approach to balance the government’s ­tobacco control objectives with the fight against organised crime. Members of Hong Kong United Against Illici
South China Morning Post
added Jan 12, 2018 04:01
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[Mexico, Connecticut] LAFAIVE/NESBIT: Cigarette Tax Hike: Smuggling Up, Revenue Down

In writing several academic studies on cigarette taxes, we have built a statistical model to measure cigarette smuggling between states, as well as to and from Mexico and Canada. Through 2015, Connecticut had the 15th highest smuggling rate in the nation
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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New Year = New Regulations

As of Jan. 1, smokers in Aspen, Colo., are paying $3 more per pack of cigarettes than they did last month. Also, Oregonians must now be 21 in order to purchase any type of tobacco products in the state. That’s two different communities and two different
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jan 11, 2018 19:45
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Website Addresses Local Tobacco Ordinances / Video, materials available to help retailers fight back

A new website, Tobacco Ordinances – Take Another Look (TOTAL), is proving to be a valuable resource for retailers in the ongoing effort to respond to restrictive and prohibitory local tobacco ordinances.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:43
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Restaurant and bar smoking bans do reduce smoking, especially among the highly educated

Smoking risk drops significantly in college graduates when they live near areas that have completely banned smoking in bars and restaurants, according to a new study in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
EurekAlert
added Jan 11, 2018 16:20
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Smoking bans protect both the public and the infants and children of smokers

The column uses data on infant and child health since the first ban in 1990 to show that children are healthier in many dimensions when there is a 100% smoke-free law. Partial smoking bans have a much smaller impact.
VoxEU.org (Centre for Economic Policy Research) (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 16:12
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