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California governor, lawmakers announce $125B budget deal

Brown preferred to use the tobacco tax money to cover general growth in Medi-Cal costs, but lawmakers said the proposal would renege on promises made to voters. "It's critically important that we respond to the will of the voters, and the voters steppe
McClatchy Newspapers
added Jun 14, 2017 21:10

Tobacco Companies Sue Oklahoma Government Over New Tax On Cigarettes ($$)

joined Oklahoma tobacco wholesalers in filing a writ of prohibition to the state Supreme Court over the government’s attempt to pass a tax that would require tobacco wholesalers to pay an additional $1.50 per pack of cigarettes (James P. Naifeh, et al. v.
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 14, 2017 21:08

Cancer survivors, supporters urge New York City to enact stricter tobacco laws

Those gathered at City Hall asked lawmakers to not approve any new licensed tobacco retail channels and to raise tobacco prices and prohibit tobacco purchases at pharmacies in the city. Over 5,000 petition signatures were also presented to lawmakers ask
Patient Daily
added Jun 14, 2017 21:07

[Asia, India] Farmers seek rollback of 5% GST on raw tobacco

The Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA) on Wednesday urged the government to rollback 5 per cent GST imposed on raw tobacco, saying “the move will severely endanger the livelihood of tobacco growers”.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:04

[Ukraine] Cabinet proposes cancellation of minimum retail prices for cigarettes

The minimum wholesale and retail prices for tobacco products could be abolished. The Cabinet of Ministers registered corresponding bill No. 6568 in the Verkhovna Rada on June 8. According to an explanatory note to the document, the purpose of the bill
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Jun 14, 2017 20:35

CALVIN: New York Retailers Under Siege

it’s a general-alarm blaze in New York City, where the city council is now considering a suite of legislation that is ostensibly aimed at “Big Tobacco,” but instead whacks the little guy—family-run bodegas and convenience stores—for having the audacity to
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 13, 2017 23:52

[Asia, Bangladesh] Industry workers call higher taxes on bidi illogical

At a press conference held in Dhaka Monday, they demanded removal of such high taxes proposed in the budget for the next financial year (FY'18). They also criticised the government's proposal to abolish the existing tariff value of bidi.
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:15
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[Minnesota] Legislators sue Dayton for cutting their funding

Dayton wants lawmakers to agree to remove big tax breaks for tobacco products and wealthy estate owners. But Republicans called it a clearly unconstitutional act and vowed legal action.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jun 13, 2017 21:11

[Asia, India] Proposed 18% GST on purchase of unmanufactured tobacco riles farmers

Hitherto, traders and manufacturers were exempted from paying any tax while purchasing tobacco from auction platforms. The introduction of 18% GST on unmanufactured tobacco will indirectly hit farmers, said Javare Gowda, president, Virginia Flue Cured (V
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:09

EDITORIAL: Legal challenge to Oklahoma tobacco "fee" is no surprise

The lawsuit also notes that most of the revenues to be generated aren't designated for smoking-related purposes. Instead, they are set to go primarily to the state's mental health agency, the Department of Human Services and the agency that runs Oklahoma
added Jun 13, 2017 21:01
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