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[Colorado] City Council to consider tobacco tax ballot question

Aspen City Council today will consider asking voters in November to approve a new tax on tobacco products, following a decision earlier this year to raise the age to purchase such products to 21. When the city in June raised the tobacco age, while also
Aspen (CO) Daily News
added Aug 7, 2017 17:56
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco tax revenue to reach W3tr in 2017

Revenue from taxes levied on cigarettes is forecast to reach 3 trillion won ($2.8 billion) for the first time ever this year, government data showed Wednesday. Starting in January 2015, South Korea jacked up the price of cigarettes by 80 percent from 2,
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
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[Mid-east] Saudi Arabia Launches Cigarette Tax

On June 11th the sale of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia became taxable, resulting in a significant hike to the price of tobacco sold in the kingdom. The tax on tobacco is set at a rate of 100 percent, and is expected to be passed on entirely to the consumer
Taxation News & Information (nz)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
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[UK] Fraudsters caught in Crewe after evading more than £120,000 duty on cigarettes and tobacco

Pensioner Jeffrey Oakden was involved in the operation for more than a year and fraudulently evaded £121,814.36 duty. Joiner Jason Clough was involved on just one occasion and evaded nearly £10,000.
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:51
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Virginia fails to implement laws, policies to prevent tobacco use, cancer group claims

explanation for the state’s reluctance to implement laws and policies that do not favor tobacco use: the state’s tobacco heritage and its reluctance to hurt the tobacco industry... In its “How Do You Measure Up?” report, ACS CAN gives Virginia red rating
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 7, 2017 14:26
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Think-tank says smokers’ taxes and early deaths profit UK by £15bn

The think-tank accused politicians of “scapegoating” smokers, drinkers and the obese, claiming the £24.7bn revenue from “sin taxes” far outweighed the costs they impose on the public finances. “Taken together, Britain’s public finances would be £22.8bn w
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 11:35
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] State to limit tobacco smoking

Government is considering increasing tobacco sales tax in order to minimise cigarette consumption under a broad strategy aimed at reducing cancer cases.
Zimbabwe Situation (zw)
added Aug 6, 2017 15:28
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[California] Tobacco sales falter, not so much here

According to the state, sales have dropped statewide, but Rishad Shami, a clerk at Kings Smoke Shop at Main Street and Olive Avenue, said their sales have hardly slowed. “If it dropped, you can’t notice it,” said Shami as customer after customer came in
Porterville (CA) Recorder
added Aug 5, 2017 15:05
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Sparks Continue to Fly in Oklahoma Cigarette Fee Debate

The drama surrounding Oklahoma’s cigarette fee has dragged on into summer. ... In response to the initial lawsuit, the Oklahoma solicitor general filed a brief in support of the cigarette fee, claiming the law primarily functions as a health initiative to
Tax Foundation
added Aug 4, 2017 20:59
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[Pennsylvania] Locally And In State, Tobacco Use Still A Problem

Last year’s tax increase on tobacco products should help discourage smoking, especially among young people, according to Diane Phillips...But the smoke-free workplace law passed in 2008 still has loopholes, she claimed, especially for hospitality workers
Sanatoga (PA) Post
added Aug 4, 2017 14:47
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