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[Asia, Bahrain, Mid-east] MP to propose tax hike on alcohol and tobacco

Alcohol and tobacco should be taxed as high as 10 per cent and the revenue generated should be directed towards the growth of youth and sports clubs in the country, said parliamentarian Ghazi Al Rahma. He said he has plans to update his earlier proposal
DT News - News of Bahrain (bh)
added Mar 21, 2017 14:01
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[Africa] Mozambique: Control Stamps Obligatory for Tobacco

Mozambican Tax Authority (AT) has banned the production, import and sale of tobacco products that do not carry an official control stamp. This measure has been in force since Friday, and was announced by AT chairperson, Amelia Nakhare, when she visited th
East African Business News (EABizInfo.Com)
added Mar 20, 2017 21:15
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] TIMB takes over afforestation fund

The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) will manage the afforestation fund made up of tobacco levies, a Cabinet minister has said.
Newsday (zw)
added Mar 20, 2017 17:55
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Bill Would More Than Triple Nebraska's Cigarette Tax

Supporters of a bill that would more than triple Nebraska's tax on cigarettes argued Friday it would discourage teenagers from smoking, but retailers contend a higher tax would cause customers to buy tobacco in other states.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 20, 2017 17:54
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[Nebraska] Proposed cigarette tax hike goes up in smoke in Legislature

A push to raise Nebraska's cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack went up in smoke Monday in the Legislature. Unable to agree on a compromise amendment... "The winner's Big Tobacco," Sen. Mike Gloor of Grand Island said following the vote.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Mar 20, 2017 17:53
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines’ Dramatic Drop in Tobacco Use Shows Tobacco Control Efforts Are Working and Must Remain a Priority

In addition to advancing a national smoke-free policy, the Philippines must continue to implement other evidence-based measures to reduce tobacco use. This includes enacting further increases in tobacco taxes, the single most effective way to reduce toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 20, 2017 16:33
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[UK] What you need to know about new smoking and tobacco laws

These are the six laws on smoking and cigarettes that will be changing from May 20 this year. The cheapest packet of cigarettes will cost £8.82 from May 21 The gradual phasing out of menthol cigarettes until they are completely banned by 2020. Cigarette
Exeter Express & Echo (uk)
added Mar 19, 2017 13:45
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[California] SUMMERS: E-cigarette myths should go up in smoke

restricting access to, a technology that helps tens of thousands of people — perhaps more — safely and effectively quit smoking every year. After all, without a crisis — even an imagined one — how would politicians and government agencies justify their ca
Woodland (CA) Daily Democrat
added Mar 19, 2017 13:42
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Vapor products, e-cigarettes could be taxed under new Washington bill

A bill in the House proposes treating vapor products and e-cigarettes like tobacco products, where distributors are generally taxed at 95 percent of the wholesale price. Another measure proposes a 60 percent tax. In many areas of the state consumers on a
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Mar 19, 2017 13:40
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al. v FDA: BRIEF OF THE STATES OF AZ, LA, MI AND TX AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS, Feb 21, 2016

failed to provide an adequate cost-benefit analysis determining that the benefits of deeming premium cigars to be regulated tobacco products outweigh....deeming cigars will undermine the public health programs funded by state excise taxes on non-cigarette
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 17, 2017 22:25
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