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[Asia, India] Blanket ban on tobacco goods not feasible: Saraf

Jaipur: Health minister Kalicharan Saraf on Thursday said that the state government will not impose complete ban on tobacco products as it is not feasible. Also, it generates revenue for the government.
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:55
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[Asia, India] Health groups ask Jaitley to include all tobacco products in demerit goods category

Ahead of a crucial GST council meeting, public health groups have asked finance minister Arun Jaitley to place all tobacco products especially bidis, in the demerit goods category. All tobacco products including bidis should be taxed at uniformly high rat
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Stakeholder's feedback on war against illegal tobacco trade, wanted

stakeholders’ feedback on the best way to tighten enforcement against illegal distribution of tobacco, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong. The National Kenaf and Tobacco Board (NKTB), which comes under his minist
New Straits Times (my)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:19
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[New York] FedEx Can Seek Documents On Illegal Cigarette Shipping ($$)

FedEx can seek documents from New York City it believes may shield the company from claims it illegally and knowingly delivered untaxed cigarettes from a Long Island Native American reservation to the Big Apple, a New York federal judge has ruled. The Tu
Law360
added Feb 18, 2017 00:14
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An analysis of the Australian illicit tobacco market

The Australian Government loses $1bn per year in tobacco tax because of smuggling. The illicit supply also means that the social goal of the tax, namely, dissuading tobacco consumption, is undermined.
Journal of Financial Crime
added Feb 18, 2017 00:12
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[West Virginia] Senate committee advances bill to raise cigarette tax by $1

Senate Finance Committee members voted Wednesday to increase the governor's proposed state cigarette tax increase from 45 cents to $1 a pack — over concerns the higher amount will be even tougher to pass in the House of Delegates.
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Feb 18, 2017 00:01
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[Wyoming] Cigarette tax hike killed by Senate committee

A Senate committee killed a bill Thursday that would have raised the state tax on cigarettes by 30 cents a pack and helped offset some of the state revenue being lost from the energy industry downturn.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 17, 2017 23:59
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[New Hampshire] Republican-Controlled House Rejects Right-to-Work Bill\

Tax on premium cigars, removing the exemption for premium cigars from the tobacco tax were both rejected.
Patch.org
added Feb 17, 2017 23:51
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[Asia, India] Health group urges for higher taxes on bidi products under GST

Several public health groups, including the Voluntary Health Association of India, on Thursday urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to ensure that all tobacco products especially bidis are taxed at uniformly high rates under the new GST framework. The
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:30
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EXTRAS ON EXCISE: SMOKE ‘EM IF YOU GOT ‘EM; CALIFORNIA’S TOBACCO TAXES SET TO SKYROCKET IN 2017

expanded definition of “tobacco products,” which will also become effective on April 1. The new definition specifically lists electronic cigarettes as tobacco products, meaning e-cigarettes will be subject to tobacco excise taxes for the first time under
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Feb 16, 2017 01:05
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