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[Africa, Cameroon, Senegal] Increased tax on tobacco products will curb smoking- Research

The Consortium for Economic and Social Research (CRES) pleaded Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal, for increased taxation of tobacco products in the West African region so as to significantly curb smoking. “In the countries of the ECOWAS area, taxes excluding VAT
Journalducameroun.com (cm)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:54
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EXCLUSIVE: Forget coke, try smokes: How tobacco smugglers are flooding Australia with illegal cigarettes costing HALF the price of the legal product - and more arrive with every government-mandated price rise

Sophisticated Lebanese and Asian crime syndicates are flooding Australia with millions of illegal cigarettes and shiploads of tobacco. And there is 'no doubt' massive tax hikes - which will soon push up the price of packets of smokes close to $40 - are
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 15:23
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[UK] MURRAY: She puffed her way through breast cancer. Not even her dad’s lung cancer put her off. Now JENNI MURRAY reveals the surprising reason: why I’m finally giving up smoking at 68

I don’t think any of us had the faintest idea of how dangerous to our health smoking would prove. It was everywhere... So, at last I’ve quit. I won’t be asking for a last one on my death bed. But was it fear of terminal cancer that brought me to this poi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 15:03
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Andorra vows to kick habit of cigarette advertising

The tax haven of Andorra has long been a favourite destination for smokers looking to stock up on cheap cigarettes, but the enclave said Thursday that it would soon stop advertising the fact...(WHO) anti-tobacco convention, which aims to encourage people
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 16, 2018 13:10
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[Australia] From edible underwear and boob jobs to cigarettes because it 'reduces stress levels at work': The bizarre items people try to sneakily claim on their tax

'We all know smoking is bad for you but those who indulge have been known to argue that it reduces their stress levels,' Mr Chapman said. 'On that basis, one taxpayer argued for a tax deduction for his habit as a form of 'stress relief'. We sent that o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2018 23:58
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[Canada] Illegal online sale of Chinese cigarettes widespread in B.C., says expert

A CBC news investigation has revealed a thriving online business in the illegal reselling of cigarettes. Most of the brands are from Asia, and Metro Vancouver's Crime Stoppers says roughly three million cigarettes were illegally sold last year in Britis
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:40
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[Montana] MEAD / LAFAIVE: Tax hike proposal would improve fiscal health of smugglers

A proposal to hike cigarette excise taxes by $2 per pack would result in a more than doubling of the state’s cigarette smuggling rate, according to new research. Scholars have long noted that the health-related goals of policymakers are often undermined
The Missoulian
added Jul 13, 2018 13:17
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[California] San Diego sees decrease in stores selling tobacco, hookah lounges, vape shops

The decreases come after California tripled the state cigarette tax in 2017, and the state’s minimum age for tobacco purchases increased from 18 to 21 in 2016. The percentage of tobacco stores selling illegally to minors during undercover stings also we
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 13, 2018 12:59
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[China] Statement By U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Section 301 Action

“On Friday, in response to unfair Chinese practices, the United States began imposing tariffs of 25 percent on approximately $34 billion worth of Chinese imports. These tariffs will eventually cover up to $50 billion in Chinese imports as legal processe
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Jul 11, 2018 20:14
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Request for Comments Concerning Proposed Modification of Action Pursuant to Section 301: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation (PDF)

In light of China’s decision to respond to the investigation by imposing duties on U.S. goods.....Cigars, cheroots and cigarillos containing tobacco, each valued less than 15 cents... Cigarettes containing tobacco and clove / Cigarettes containing tobacc
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Jul 11, 2018 19:53
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