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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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[Ohio] Kasich proposes tax changes, innovation in $67B budget

Kasich's plan would increase Ohio's cigarette tax from $1.60 a pack to $2.25 a pack and raise taxes on other tobacco products by an equivalent rate. The bill also calls for making vapor products, including e-cigarettes, subject to the tax.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 30, 2017 23:43
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THOMPSON: High Taxes And Plain Packaging Fund North Korean Nukes And Terrorists

All around the world as governments intervene in the market with “plain packaging” of cigarette packs and tax hikes to discourage smoking, they are trading one evil for another. Tobacco harms the health of those who smoke and those around them, but conse
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 30, 2017 23:16
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[Caribbean] ETIENNE: Curbing the Tobacco Epidemic in the Americas

disproportionately affect low- and middle-income countries, where more than 80% of the world’s smokers now live, including 127 million, in the Region of the Americas. Considering its tremendous health and economic costs, the tobacco epidemic has the poten
Caribbean360 (bb)
added Jan 30, 2017 01:01
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HHS SECRETARY NOMINEE PRICE CALLS FOR EXTENSION OF SCHIP TAX

Tom Price, R-Ga., called for an eight-year extension of the Children’s Health Care Insurance Program (CHIP), which is funded in part by a 52.4 percent federal tax on cigars, with a maximum cap of 40.26 cents per cigar.
HalfWheel
added Jan 30, 2017 00:55
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