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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: State squandering chance to cut tobacco use

Indiana has an above-average smoking rate and a below-average tax on cigarettes. There is a connection, which is why health advocates were thrilled when legislators began talking about raising that tax this session as they struggled to find ways to focus
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Apr 10, 2017 15:00

[California] Local businesses respond to $2 cigarette tax hike

Vega says there's been mixed-reaction. "Some of them will get mad at me, like as if I'm the person that put it into play," he said. At the same time, Vega says it's not stopping his regulars from visiting the store. "They'll see the price on it, and t
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Apr 10, 2017 14:56

Lawmakers appear unlikely to increase cigarette tax in Indiana

Last year, legislation died after former Gov. Mike Pence and the GOP-controlled Senate opposed it. This year, it’s new Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb and the Senate opposing an increase pushed by House Republicans.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2017 19:42

[Europe] How African countries lose Sh1tr to illicit tobacco trade

The firms, which are subsidiaries of big tobacco multinationals, are reportedly selling cigarettes to their sister companies in markets where tax rates are low, which in turn sneak the now contraband cigarettes into high tax regime markets for sale in bla
The Standard (ke)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:32
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[Japan] Taxation With Representation: Cravath, Jones Day, Weil, Paul ($$)

British American Tobacco PLC secured the clearance it needed from Japan’s antitrust regulator to proceed with its $49 billion takeover of Reynolds American Inc. British American is receiving tax advice in the transaction from Cravath...
added Apr 9, 2017 15:15

[Pennsylvania] Pa. E-Cig Tax Battle Belongs In State Court, Vape Shop Says ($$)

A Pennsylvania vape shop challenging a state tax on “unsavory inventory,” including e-cigarettes and their components, argued Friday that the case should be moved from federal court back to state court, arguing that its questions regarding the U.S. Consti
added Apr 8, 2017 22:08

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Farmers push for tobacco tax reversal

Farmers’ associations have engaged the government to reverse its decision to impose a 10% withholding tax on tobacco farmers without valid tax clearance certificates.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:03

Why the cost of cigarettes just went up in California

Smokers can thank California voters... “Of course we’re going to lose sales, but maybe only for a while,” said Doris Cruz, who manages a Circle K store in Placentia. “People who smoke will always smoke. They will try their best to cut down,” she said, b
Orange County (CA) Register
added Apr 6, 2017 21:20

Republicans move to kill Montana tobacco tax increase

Republican lawmakers took steps Thursday to kill a proposed increase in Montana’s tobacco tax by voting for a procedural motion that will make it extremely difficult to bring the bill to the House floor for a vote. The tax hike, which passed the Senate l
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 6, 2017 21:18

[Pennsylvania] Vape Shop’s Tax Case Should Be Tossed, Pa. Tells Court ($$)

Pennsylvania on Monday pressed a federal court judge to toss a Harrisburg vape shop’s suit over a newly implemented state tax on “unsavory inventory,” including e-cigarettes, contending that the store hasn’t shown it has suffered damages and should use an
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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