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WITHROW: Kentucky ranked No. 1 for wrong reasons

Per capita, Kentucky ranks first in cigarette consumption of all 50 states and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths... Our tobacco farmers will not significantly suffer because nearly 70 percent of burley tobacco is shipped overseas where 20 percent of
Frankfort (KY) State Journal
added Jul 12, 2017 09:19
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Digital serialised coding technology seriously flawed

issued a strongly worded warning that the digital serialised coding technology being promoted by the tobacco industry to worldwide governments is seriously flawed and would never comply with international
International Tax Stamp Association (ITSA) (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:46
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[Asia-pacific] LETTER: Smoking in public leaves even non-smokers in Hong Kong facing serious health risks

The government has laws in place but there needs to be efficient enforcement. When it comes to use of controlled substances like tobacco, there has to be a healthy modicum of respect on the part of users towards the health of non-users, and this is simpl
South China Morning Post
added Jul 11, 2017 16:57
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[California] CIGARETTE TAX REVENUES AND DISTRIBUTIONS (xlsx)

CALmatters
added Jul 11, 2017 16:45
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[California] Early returns suggest smoking drop in response to state tax

The early data suggests that yes, California cigarette sales have declined significantly since prices went up. In fact, the drop is even sharper than the state anticipated—which could spell trouble for state coffers. Cigarette pack “distributions”—tax
CALmatters
added Jul 11, 2017 16:33
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[California] Early returns suggest smoking drop in response to state tax

Cigarette pack “distributions”—tax lingo for a pack of cigarettes typically sold from a distributor to a retailer, and a good proxy for consumption—dropped 56 percent year-over-year in the two months following the tax increase, according to data obtained
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 11, 2017 04:57
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[California] Cigarette sales dive after tax hike, but why?

It’s possible that some California consumers are buying lower-taxed cigarettes in neighboring states, or even over the internet. Kerstein, though, said stepped-up enforcement and travel distances hamper illegal purchases. “It seems the success rate for o
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 11, 2017 04:55
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France to raise price of cigarettes in bid to stub out national nicotine habit

Health minister Agnes Buzyn hopes prohibitively high tobacco costs will stop smokers indulging and boost public health
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 10, 2017 01:26
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[Saint Lucia] PRESS RELEASE: CARICOM leaders- breakthrough in the fight against NCDs in the Caribbean

the leaders discussed a raft of measures to declare the Caribbean a tobacco-free zone by 2022 in accordance with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which 13/14 full members of CARICOM have signed and ratified but which they have been slow to imp
StLuciaNewsOnline.com (lc)
added Jul 10, 2017 01:25
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Crackdown on Tobacco Usage in Minnesota

Local cities are implementing new laws this summer, right after the legislature passed tax breaks on tobacco products.
Alpha News
added Jul 8, 2017 15:00
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