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Bill To Lower Cigar Tax Passes Minnesota House Committee

It’s a big change for tobacco legislation in Minnesota. For years, the state legislature has been significantly raising taxes on tobacco in Minnesota, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco and small cigars. But several years ago, it passed a big tax on
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law: Chapter 13: Tobacco control (PDF)

· The interests of the tobacco industry are in irreconcilable conflict with public health. Governments should limit their interaction with the tobacco industry, ensure that any interactions that do occur are transparent, avoid conflicts of interest and
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:42
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: Parliament should raise the tobacco tax

In May 2001, as Guyana’s Minister of Health, I committed to bringing a Tobacco Control Bill to Parliament. After much consultation and technical support to draft the Tobacco Bill, I was ready to introduce the Bill in 2009. The then Cabinet and President,
Stabroek News (gy)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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[Indiana] LETTER: Veterans deserve to breathe clean air

support local and state wide smokefree policies that create supportive environments to help veterans. It also removes barriers that prevent younger generations from visiting veterans’ clubs, where they can learn about veterans’ experiences and the stories
Kokomo (IN) Herald
added Jan 19, 2017 15:15
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[New York] Will: Good riddance, 2016

New York's Legislature raised the cigarette tax $1.60 to $4.35 per pack, expecting, illogically, that it would discourage smoking and raise $290 million annually. By 2016, cigarette revenues had fallen 25 percent and smuggled cigarettes held 58 percent of
Milford (MA) Daily News
added Jan 19, 2017 15:14
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EXTRAS ON EXCISE: WHILE STATES START TAXING E-CIGARETTES, PROPOSED FEDERAL RESTRICTIONS GO UP IN VAPOR

With the implementation of taxes in a number of jurisdictions and recent federal scrutiny, e-cigarettes may be feeling the heat in 2017.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jan 18, 2017 21:57
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Cigarette Taxes and Cigarette Smuggling by State, 2014

Key Findings: Excessive tax rates on cigarettes approach de facto prohibition in some states, inducing black and gray market movement of tobacco products into high tax states from low tax states or foreign sources. New York has the highest inbound smuggl
Tax Foundation
added Jan 18, 2017 17:58
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[Massachusetts] Cigarette smuggling in Mass. is up sharply, study says

In 2014 nearly one third of cigarettes in Massachusetts had been smuggled into the state, a sharp uptick over prior years, according to a recent study by the Tax Foundation. Smuggling tobacco across state lines is a crime made lucrative by disparities i
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jan 18, 2017 17:56
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High Arizona cigarette tax might boost smuggling, report says

Arizona's tax of $2 a pack ties with four other states as 12th-highest in the nation, according to a new study by the Tax Foundation...also cited estimated smuggling rates, both by individuals, criminal groups and others, calculated by the Mackinac Center
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jan 18, 2017 09:38
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[Africa] Nigeria: ERA/FOEN Wants Imposition of 150% Special Levy On Tobacco Products

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has canvassed the immediate imposition of a minimum of 150 per cent special levies on all tobacco products. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, had, in a circular to the Nigeria
All-Africa.com
added Jan 17, 2017 22:05
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