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[Africa] Nigeria: ERA/FOEN Wants Imposition of 150% Special Levy On Tobacco Products

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has canvassed the immediate imposition of a minimum of 150 per cent special levies on all tobacco products. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, had, in a circular to the Nigeria
All-Africa.com
added Jan 17, 2017 22:05
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[New Zealand] Government at 'high risk' of losing $10 million annually if tobacco black market surges

A Stuff investigation last year, which included a reporter purchasing 80 grams of the illicit product, highlighted how easy it is to buy illegal tobacco online. Police have also raised concerns the black market is fuelling armed robberies and burglaries
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 16, 2017 21:24
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[Canada] HAGEN: Invest Alberta tobacco taxes on smoking cessation

Not a single dime of the $1 billion dollars in tobacco taxes collected annually by the Alberta government is structurally reinvested in preventing youth from getting hooked or helping smokers to quit. The Notley government refused to apply any of the la
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Jan 16, 2017 17:47
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[New Zealand] Government at 'high risk' of losing $10 million annually if tobacco black market surges

There is a high risk New Zealand's tobacco black market could grow significantly, costing the Government over $10 million a year, a declassified document says. A Stuff investigation last year, which included a reporter purchasing 80 grams of the illicit
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:35
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New Hampshire Legislators Introduce Cigar Tax Proposal

A trio of New Hampshire state representatives is seeking to eliminate the exemption for premium cigars from the state’s tobacco tax law, which would result in a 65.03% tax. State Reps. Richard Ames (D-Cheshire), Katherine Rogers (D-Merrimack) and Timoth
HalfWheel
added Jan 15, 2017 19:13
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[Pennsylvania] Lawsuit takes aim at new vaping tax

challenging the state's new vaping tax and awaiting a court date for the suit to be heard. Clarion-based Kingdom Vapor Inc. and Smoke 4 Less LLC last week filed a petition in Commonwealth Court seeking a declaratory judgment against the state Department
Central Penn Business Journal
added Jan 15, 2017 18:12
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] No butts about it: Cigarette smoking down, but not out since first warning

All the federal and state regulations and health programs initiated since Surgeon General Terry's warning was issued are useful, said Martinsen, from the county's health improvement partnership. People have stopped smoking in public buildings and restaur
Doylestown (PA) Intelligencer Record
added Jan 15, 2017 16:55
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Watch NZ Herald Focus: Smokers tighten their purse strings

New Year's resolutions and a 10 per cent price hike are believed to be behind a massive surge in calls to the national telehealth service Quitline. Quitline CEO Andrew Slater says the service had its busiest day on Tuesday with more than 500 calls from
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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[Asia] PEIRIS: Tobacco use does not contribute to economic development - Report

The tobacco industry’s deep pockets and deadly tactics remain the greatest obstacle to progress in addressing the devastating global toll of tobacco use. The report notes that in addition to continued implementation of evidence-based tobacco control stra
Asian Tribune
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] SUNDAWA: Rise in tobacco excise won’t curb smoking ($$)

However, with about a 5 percent increase in annual inflation, and an annual increase in wages, the 10 percent hike in tobacco excise is not high enough. The cigarette price in Indonesia ranges between Rp 13,000 (about...
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:16
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