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[Mid-east] Oman imposes 100% service charge on tobacco products at airport arrival

Oman has amended its customs provisions to levy 100 per cent service charge on tobacco and alcohol products on sale at duty-free outlets at arrivals. ROP decision 38/2017, issued last month by Lt Gen Hassan bin Mohsen al Shuraiqi, IG of Police and Customs
Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:22
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[UK] Philip Morris wrong to call for tax increase on cigarettes, says Forest

Campaigners have criticised the world's biggest tobacco company after it was reported that Philip Morris, which manufactures brands such as Marlboro, is supporting an increase in taxes on cigarettes to encourage smokers to switch to alternative nicotine
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:11
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[Russia] Press Review: Izvestia: Healthcare Ministry supports 70% tax on tobacco producers’ profits

The Russian Ministry of Healthcare supports the introduction of a "tax on health", which may run as high as 70% on tobacco companies’ profits, Izvestia wrote citing a letter by Deputy Healthcare Minister, Dmitry Kostennikov.
TASS (ru)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:25
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[Delaware, New York] Georgetown traffic stop leads to discovery of large quantity of untaxed cigarettes

during that search a large quantity of cigarettes were discovered. We are told in total, 248 cartons of Marlboro brand cigarettes, 160 cartons of Newport brand cigarettes and 95 cartons of miscellaneous brands of cigarettes were located in the vehicle. P
WMDT - TV (Salisbury, MD)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:11
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[Africa, Nigeria] Court Grants ERA/FOEN Permission To Sue FG Over Tobacco Taxes, Incentives

In a letter titled ‘Request for Information Under the Freedom of Information Act’ with specific reference to the tax benefit (s) in the tobacco industry, ERA/FoEN made 11 specific requests.
Leadership (ng)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:47
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[UK] Tax us more, world's biggest cigarette maker tells Philip Hammond - to persuade smokers to use e-cigarettes

Philip Morris, which makes brands such as Marlboro, said it backed an increase in taxes on its cigarettes as part of its bid to move to a “smoke-free future”. In a Budget submission sent this week to Philip Hammond, the Chancellor, Philip Morris said “w
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:28
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[UK] A minimum excise tax on cigarettes will hurt lower earners and fuel the black market, British American Tobacco says

A spokesperson for BAT, which has a stake in low-cost options, said an MET set too high will hit lower earning smokers hardest as it will have little effect on those buying premium brands. Setting the MET rate too high will push more lower earning smoke
City A.M. (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:27
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[Colorado] Permanent tax break for tobacco retailers advances with help from cigar-loving lawmakers

An effort to extend a tax break for Colorado cigar retailers advanced Tuesday with the help from a couple powerful aficionados. Senate Bill 139 would allow companies that sell cigars and some tobacco products to claim a refund of the state’s 40 percent
Denver (CO) Post
added Mar 6, 2017 02:05
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The impact of a federal cigarette minimum pack price policy on cigarette use in the USA

A federal minimum price policy has the potential to greatly benefit tobacco control and public health by uniformly increasing the price of cigarettes and by eliminating many price-reducing strategies currently available to both sellers and consumers.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 5, 2017 01:54
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC says excise tax drop

The Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) says that its contribution to Government revenue, through excise tax fell to Rs. 87.4 billion during the year ending 31st December 2016.
The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Mar 5, 2017 01:16
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