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[Africa, Nigeria] Environmental Group Wants 150% Levy on Tobacco

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) is asking for a minimum of 150% special levies on all tobacco products. This move came despite the fact that minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun, had announced a raise of import duty
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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[California] GREENHUT: The Ever-Expanding Reach of Anti-Tobacco Zealots

Tobacco retailers have pressed the Novato City Council to reconsider the most noxious elements of the ordinance at a council meeting next week. Maybe city officials ought to enlist the aid of landlords to defend this monstrosity. The law is not a good id
American Spectator
added Mar 24, 2017 20:33
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Women allegedly bought up cigarettes in low-tax Missouri to sell in high-tax New York

Back in the motel room, police didn’t recover the alleged pot, but they found a different kind of smoking material: about 160 cartons of cigarettes. The women admitted they had driven around the St. Louis area in a rented car buying them up, with plans
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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New York C-Stores Fight Massive Shift in Cigar Tax

The New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) is fighting Governor Cuomo's budget recommendation to change the method of taxing cigars from a percentage of wholesale value to 45 cents per cigar.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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[New York] NYACS Battles Cigar Tax Changes

The New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) is fighting Governor Cuomo’s budget recommendation to change the method of taxing cigars from a percentage of wholesale value to 45 cents per cigar.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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[Minnesota] LETTER: Reader's view: Block bills that bolster Big Tobacco

The Minnesota Senate's taxes committee is considering three proposals that, if passed, would serve to be a disaster for Minnesota in respect to preventing the spread of youth tobacco use. The measures would benefit only Big Tobacco.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Mar 24, 2017 20:28
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[New York] An empire of smuggled smokes

The state’s high cigarette taxes have led to rampant tax evasion and avoidance and other ugly, unintended consequences. Since 2008, we have assessed the degree to which cigarettes are smuggled between states. Through 2015, we estimate that 57% of all th
Crain's New York Business
added Mar 24, 2017 18:33
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[Minnesota] Health care leaders: Tax bill helps tobacco industry, hurts health

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 of Minnesota's leading health organizations, expressed their disappointment today about the House tax bill, which contains tax breaks that benefit the tobacco industry and could reverse progress i
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 21:59
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR files P9.56-B tax evasion raps vs Mighty

Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) yesterday filed a P9.564-billion tax evasion case against cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corp. for the alleged use of counterfeit tax stamps. In the criminal case filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ), the BIR accus
Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:17
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GLANTZ: New report does not necessarity reflect "the views of 120 leaders in tobacco control"

I take strong exception to the pro-industry harm reduction arguments in this report. Indeed, I believe that some of the policies advocated in the report will slow progress. As one of the 120 “leaders” who responded to the poll used to construct this d
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:00
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