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[Asia] Bangladesh to increase tobacco tax in next fiscal year

“We are aiming to remove bidi from Bangladesh in two years,” Muhith said, after a meeting with the chiefs of parliamentary standing committees in Dhaka. Muhith made the same pledge on Mar 30 arguing that bidi, a type of cheap cigarette, was “very dangero
Customs Today (pk)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:09

[Asia, India] Govt wants 28% tax on all tobacco products

the health ministry has sought to tax all such products, including bidis, at 28% as well as impose higher cess under the new GST regime. Greeting the step taken by finance ministry to keep aerated drinks, tobacco products, luxury cars and pan masala in th
Times of India
added Apr 12, 2017 14:40

[Canada] Globe editorial: To regulate pot, look at tobacco and booze

Tax to legalize, don’t legalize to tax: The main purpose of legalization is to end criminality and illegality – not to provide a windfall...There should be taxes on pot, but they must not be so high as to achieve the unintended consequence of fostering th
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 12, 2017 00:00

[Australia] Tobacco tax hikes are great, so long as you’re not a poor smoker

Tobacco tax increases in Australia that will see a packet of cigarettes costing A$40 may discourage smoking, but will end up having unintended consequences for poorer smokers, new research shows.
The Conversation (au)
added Apr 11, 2017 23:13

[India] Higher tobacco taxes needed to reduce smoking rates in South Asia, new analysis says

Higher taxes on tobacco could reduce consumption in South Asia by at least one-third and avoid 35-45 million premature deaths, concludes a new analysis.
added Apr 11, 2017 22:56

HIRONO/SMITH: Australia’s $40 per pack cigarette tax plans: the need to consider equity [FREE FULL TEXT]

this paper examines some of the potential (unintended) consequences of the tax to individual and family income; illicit trade; social stigma and opportunities for lobbying by the tobacco industry. In light of these considerations, we offer strategies that
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2017 15:23

[New York] Indoor e-cig ban snuffed out of NY budget

The e-cigarette measure was stripped from the state's $153 billion budget before lawmakers approved it over the weekend, as was a 10-cents-per-milliliter tax on vapor products that Cuomo had proposed.
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Apr 10, 2017 21:27

State Overspending May Be A Significant Problem for Vapers in 2017

By sheer number of threats in recent years, vapor products have been the number one targets for tax hikes of any product or type of tax imposed by states, including cigarettes. And while lawmakers have succeeded at raising or phasing in more increases in
Americans for Tax Reform
added Apr 10, 2017 21:14

ATR Urges HHS Secretary Tom Price to Provide Regulatory Relief to Emerging Vapor Market

Norquist today asked for an immediate two-year delay of pending pre-market review requirements imposed by the Food and Drug Administration's May 2016 "Deeming Rule." The Rule applies to vapor products, electronic cigarettes, and premium cigars. Absent imm
Americans for Tax Reform
added Apr 10, 2017 21:13
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[Montana] EDITORIAL: Proposed tobacco tax increase punitive, unfair

Montana Senate President Scott Sales’ comments.... “This tax is punitive to the people who are least able to pay, and we should not balance the budget on the backs of these people,” said Sales. We agree.
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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