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[Asia, Pakistan] Health activists warn against tobacco industry’s false alarm of surge in sale

Media reports suggest that the international tobacco industry has created a smoke screen with deceptive statistics to create the impression that the counterfeit tobacco industry has captured the market of the international tobacco companies, and that Fed
The News (pk)
added May 11, 2017 03:08

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] JTI to close Shah Alam factory with 270 jobs to go

For the past few years, the three major tobacco companies, namely BAT Malaysia, JTI Malaysia and Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd, have been lamenting over the steep increases in tobacco excise taxes ...and the challenging operating environment in Malaysia with
The Edge (my)
added May 11, 2017 03:05

[Europe] Regulating consumers, ensuring public health?

Soft drinks, food, tobacco, alcohol and e-cigarettes are among the most regulated consumer products in Europe...EURACTIV organised a high-level Forum to discuss the way forward fir better regulation and public health and to discuss the findings of the Nan
added May 11, 2017 02:26

[Caribbean, Jamaica] WHO to support Health Ministry with enforcing tobacco control regulations

The ministry in a release said the Convention Secretariat, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and WHO, will provide technical support on the areas identified as priorities for strengthening the implementation of the con
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added May 11, 2017 00:37

[Australia] 'More money than from the multinationals': Pauline Hanson lashes Scott Morrison for taxing 'battlers' by heaping more taxes on smokers - and will BLOCK the $300million plan

Pauline Hanson has hit out at Budget increases to excise tax on tobacco... Ms Hanson claimed smokers pay about 62 cents per cigarette just in taxes, figures backed up by the Australian Taxation Office. 'When you look at the figures on what they're goin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 11, 2017 00:35

[Africa, Morocco] Cigarettes Prices to Rise in Next Six Months

The parliament has approved a bill presented by the Finance Committee of the House of Representatives to raise taxes on the importation of certain cigarette brands. The new law is set to be implemented within the next six months. The legislation will lea
Morocco World News (ma)
added May 9, 2017 21:22

[Australia] Bad news for smokers as costs rise yet again

The change was due to the cost of RYO tobacco being regarded as cheaper for smokers but with the new changes the tax on tobacco will be similar regardless of the way the tobacco comes. The average cost of a 50g pack of RYO loose-leaf tobacco is about $62
West Australian (au)
added May 9, 2017 20:12

[Australia] People who smoke 'rollies' because they think it's cheaper are about to be taxed the same amount as packet cigarettes

Roll your own (RYO) cigarettes has been targeted in Scott Morrison’s 2017 budget to equalise taxation on tobacco. The government will adjust the taxation of “rollies” and other products such as cigars, so that manufactured cigarettes and RYO tobacco cig
Business Insider
added May 9, 2017 17:35

[Asia, China, Singapore] MASTERS: Quitting smoking starts with personal responsibility

In my opinion, a self-conscious decision to quit smoking, not coercion, is the only sustainable way of dealing with China's worsening smoking epidemic. Dissemination of knowledge, a public smoking ban, prohibiting minors from purchasing tobacco: these ar
Global Times (cn)
added May 8, 2017 19:15

[California] Donnelly: Bipartisan Rage over Gov. Jerry Brown ‘Stealing’ Prop 56 Cigarette Tax Money

Both Republican and Democrat representatives from California’s Congressional Delegation spoke out this week against Brown’s proposed budget—in hopes of convincing him to reverse the diversion of funds in the looming budget fight known to insiders as the
added May 7, 2017 20:30
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