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Bills Seek to Cap Hawaii's Cigar Tax at 50 Cents

While some state legislators in Hawaii are seeking to raise the state’s tax on premium cigars, others are looking to lower it drastically by way of a 50-cent cap on the state’s existing rate of 50 percent of the wholesale price.
HalfWheel
added Feb 3, 2017 13:24
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[Africa, South Africa] SA’s illicit cigarette trade smoking up a storm

South Africa accounts for a quarter of the world's illicit cigarette market‚ with taxes not paid on one in four smokes bought in the country. Despite this‚ the South African Revenue Service has failed to answer questions this week on how much the countr
Times LIVE (za)
added Feb 2, 2017 19:53
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[Illinois] City’s newest tobacco taxes violate state law: judge

In a Jan. 20 ruling, Judge Ann Collins-Dole found that the city violated a 1993 law when it tried to impose taxes on cigars and smoking, smokeless and pipe tobacco...filed last May by Iwan Ries — the self-proclaimed oldest tobacco shop in the city at 19
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 1, 2017 14:46
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR also starts probing Philip Morris, other firms

Mighty Corp., the oldest and Filipino-owned cigarette manufacturer, described as fair and laudable the new Bureau of Internal Revenue order to include market leader Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. and other players in its fake stamps investigation.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Feb 1, 2017 14:41
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[Indiana] FERGUSON: Raising cigarette tax will improve health

Tobacco Free Indiana and the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, two coalitions representing more than 100 partners from business, health, advocacy and community organizations are working together on a solution to reduce smoking in Indiana. The solution:
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Feb 1, 2017 14:08
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New York Governor Calls for Cigar Tax Cut

The governor has proposed moving from a percentage of the wholesale cost to a flat tax of 45 cents per cigar. Currently, the state has a tax rate of 75 percent of the wholesale price, though an industry standard adjustment rate was put into place that re
HalfWheel
added Jan 31, 2017 19:45
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[Romania] ANAF CHAIRMAN REQUESTS CUSTOMS ACTIVITY INSPECTION, GIVEN RISE OF ILLICIT TRADE IN CIGARETTES

The chairman of the National Agency for Tax Administration (ANAF), Bogdan – Nicolae Stan, requested that an analysis of last year’s activity of the General Customs Directorate (DGV) and regional customs’ directions be carried out, in view of identifying
Nine O'Clock (ro)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:26
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Why New York’s high tobacco taxes cost the state billions

Tax Foundation. The Washington-based tax policy nonprofit said the campaign by many states to generate more revenue — and at the same time deter smoking — has backfired into a morass of smuggling and black market activity. New York’s toxic cigarette ta
New York Post
added Jan 31, 2017 17:21
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[Indiana] Get ready for a smoking-hot debate over cigarette taxes

Three bills going through the Indiana General Assembly aim to increase taxes on a pack of cigarettes by up to $2 a pack in an effort to reduce the smoking epidemic in Indiana. Indiana ranks 41st among all states for overall health, and 44th for smoking r
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 31, 2017 17:16
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[Asia] High Tax on Cigarettes Pushing Young Israeli Smokers to Use Loose Tobacco

Mark Luria, an activist with the Israel Council for the Prevention of Smoking, cited figures from the World Health Organization showing that every 10% increase in the price of cigarettes leads to a 5% reduction in smoking within one to two years, and ano
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Jan 31, 2017 14:31
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