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[Asia] PEIRIS: Tobacco use does not contribute to economic development - Report

The tobacco industry’s deep pockets and deadly tactics remain the greatest obstacle to progress in addressing the devastating global toll of tobacco use. The report notes that in addition to continued implementation of evidence-based tobacco control stra
Asian Tribune
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] SUNDAWA: Rise in tobacco excise won’t curb smoking ($$)

However, with about a 5 percent increase in annual inflation, and an annual increase in wages, the 10 percent hike in tobacco excise is not high enough. The cigarette price in Indonesia ranges between Rp 13,000 (about...
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:16

[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Curbing the tobacco epidemic in the Americas

Despite the clear path forward set forth by the FCTC and abundant evidence on the effectiveness of increasing taxes to reduce tobacco consumption, taxation remains the least widely implemented FCTC measure. This is largely due to industry tactics
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jan 13, 2017 19:36

US Tobacco Products Demand to Fall 1.3% Annually as Smoking Declines

A more pronounced retreat is expected for cigarettes, which represent the leading segment of the market, due to factors such as further increases in excise taxes and growing legal and social restrictions...featured in Tobacco Products: United States, a re
PR Newswire
added Jan 13, 2017 18:21

Russian Proposal Would Phase In Cigarette Ban, but Current Smokers Get a Pass

The efforts have had an impact. The number of children aged 13 to 15 who smoke declined to 9.3 percent in 2015 from 25.4 percent in 2004, according to the Health Ministry. Under the new proposal, employees who smoke will have to work longer hours to com
New York Times
added Jan 13, 2017 16:49

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH chief opposes bill on 2-tier cigarette tax

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial made a stand against the House bill seeking to impose a two-tier excise tax structure on cigarettes. "We have a number of health champions in Senate, and we're hoping that it will not push through in the Senate," Ubial said
Rappler (ph)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:26

Potential drop in corporate tax rate may be obstacle to Reynolds-BAT deal

If the Trump administration and a Republican-controlled Congress agree on a 15 percent corporate tax rate, BAT could be required to raise its $47 billion offer by several billion dollars. However, it could be several months before there is clarity on ho
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 12, 2017 15:30

[California] Medical Associations Disappointed In New Tobacco Tax Money Spending Plan

California’s top medical and dental associations say they’re disappointed in Governor Jerry Brown’s plans for how to spend new state tobacco tax money. Francisco Silva of the California Medical Association says his group backed Proposition 56, in part,
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Jan 12, 2017 14:56

Right-wing think tanks say Minnesota's addicted to smuggling cigarettes

Center of the American Experiment, the right-wing think tank based in Golden Valley. A recent report titled "Minnesota's leading public policy organization" blames the state's high tobacco taxes for what's described as a booming illegal cigarette trade.
City Pages
added Jan 11, 2017 21:05

California Only State To Approve Higher Tobacco Taxes On Election Day

KPBS TV/FM (San Diego, CA)
added Jan 11, 2017 21:03
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