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[Asia, Mid-east] Does doubling of UAE cigarette prices only hit low-income smokers?

“It’s too early to measure impact because a lot of people have been hoarding cigarettes in the last few months knowing that the prices will go up," commented the doctor who has served as the president of the Emirates Cardiac Society in the past. “Many
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Oct 17, 2017 17:59
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[Asia, Mid-east] Why UAE residents won’t buy cigarettes for friends from duty free anymore

UAE residents who used to buy cigarettes in bulk from duty free shops for friends back home while visiting them will now cut down on tobacco purchases due to the imposition of excise tax from October 1. Residents told Khaleej Times that they used to buy
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:08
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE Excise tax: Can a store sell existing stock at old rates?

there is a possibility of at least some such retailers offering cigarettes and soft/energy drinks at pre-excise rates over the next few days and, perhaps, weeks. According to a note by global consultancy Deloitte, all UAE businesses - which include retai
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Sep 30, 2017 22:47
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE doctors stand firm over e-cigarettes despite UK backing

Annual 'Stoptober' campaign to feature controversial e-cigarettes for the first time in UK as UAE ban continues
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:26
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UAE tax to double tobacco, energy drink prices

Tobacco and energy drink prices are set to double in the United Arab Emirates, which is imposing steep excise taxes to help ease a budget shortfall caused by low oil prices. Khaled al-Bustani, director-general of the newly established UAE Federal Tax Aut
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 28, 2017 14:56
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Cigar traders fear new tax rules could price them out of business

Price of single cigars from Cuba and Costa Rica could rise to as much as Dh700 when new 100 per cent tobacco tax is applied
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:35
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[Asia, Uae] Tobacco demand to fall 40% after new excise tax

National tobacco demand in the UAE is expected to slump by 40 per cent after a new 100 per cent excise tax on cigarettes goes into force October 1, say health and tax experts. An effective doubling of prices for a single pack of cigarettes will not only
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:07
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[Asia, Uae] GODCHAUX: Stubbing out the economic cost of smoking

The UAE Government has announced an excise tax on tobacco and at 100 per cent of the existing price. How effective can this be...the combination with other instruments should not be discounted, as it has often proven to be critical in the overall success
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:22
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[Uae] U.A.E. Excise Tax Starts October in Drive to Boost Revenue

A levy on designated goods -- tobacco, energy drinks and soft drinks -- will include those sold at airports and free zones...tobacco products will be subjected to a 100 percent tax
Bloomberg News
added Aug 24, 2017 19:03
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[Uae] Emirates Approves New 'Sin Tax' to Boost Government Revenue

has issued a new law that imposes taxes on tobacco products, energy drinks and soft drinks to boost revenue and help offset the impact of lower oil prices. President of the UAE Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan approved the tax decree Monday. Abu Dhabi'
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 22, 2017 02:20
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