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[Wisconsin] Lawmaker: Budget likely to increase little cigar tax

Republican Rep. Dale Kooyenga has long pushed for little cigars, which have filters and are smaller than cigarillos, to be taxed the same as cigarettes, and he thinks there's enough support for the idea this year. The proposal is part of a larger Assemb
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2017 15:34
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[Illinois] Mayor Emanuel Accepts National Award Recognizing City's Health Policies

The Emanuel Administration has stood strong supporting initiatives that improve youth health like implementing the toughest, most comprehensive anti-smoking strategy in the country, instituting the highest cigarette tax in the country, and raising the ag
City of Chicago
added May 24, 2017 03:08
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[Mid-east] UAE imposes heavy taxes on tobacco and fizzy drinks

The UAE Ministry of Finance has announced a selective tax of 100 percent on tobacco and energy drinks and 50 percent on carbonated beverages on Tuesday....The UAE expects revenue through only tobacco products alone to be Dh2 billion annually.
GEO.tv (pk)
added May 24, 2017 02:38
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[New Mexico] NATHAN: Tax tobacco and alcohol, not food and medicine

Unlike other exemptions, the food tax exemption benefits hundreds of thousands of low- and middle-income New Mexico families. As a consequence, the food tax exemption enjoys wide public support. It is one of the few areas of our tax code that is not broke
NMPolitics.net
added May 24, 2017 02:36
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[California] Robert Lee Ahn Campaign Slams Jimmy Gomez for "Bait and Switch" on Medi-Cal Support From Prop. 56 Tobacco Tax

"It's typical of Sacramento politicians promising support for a popular ballot initiative only to renege on those promises and potentially hurt the people most in need of affordable healthcare," Ahn said. "Sacramento already cut Medi-Cal provider rates b
MarketWired
added May 24, 2017 01:27
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Civil society exposes industry tax campaign in Bangladesh

As budget season nears, Bangladesh cigarette makers are attempting to enlist the government’s National Board of Revenue (NBR) in a campaign to highlight the danger of cigarette smuggling, which companies say results from raising tobacco taxes.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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[New Zealand] Willie Jackson: Time to turn the tables on the tobacco companies

we need to allow vaping to become the focus of helping smokers move away from burning tobacco as their choice of nicotine delivery. Secondly instead of just punishing the smoker with tax hikes why don't we start punishing the tobacco companies? British
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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[West Virginia] Dan Foster: Opioid epidemic horrible, but don’t forget about ravages of tobacco

Yes, the Mountain State has reasonably effective clean indoor air laws, which appear to have made a difference, but, although recently raised, our cigarette tax remains far lower than it is in most other states, providing an opportunity for our legislato
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added May 22, 2017 16:29
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[Missouri] It Was Hard This Year to Keep Politics Out of High School Yearbooks

students were more united when it came to...amendment that would have raised cigarette taxes and used the revenue for early childhood education,...and smoking cessation efforts...Among actual voters, the measure failed in every single county in Missouri.
New York Times
added May 22, 2017 12:04
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[UK] Big Tobacco lobby group quits smoking industry

International Tax and Investment Center... “The anti-tobacco campaigns became too great a distraction from ITIC’s mission, and this was a necessary step to safeguard ITIC’s reputation and ensure its long-term effectiveness,” Daniel Witt, president of ITIC
Financial Times (uk)
added May 22, 2017 11:57
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