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With Tax Hike on Tobacco, Alcohol, FG Kills Two Birds with One Stone

The federal government has increased tariff on tobacco and alcoholic beverages as part of efforts to control their consumption, but what are the economic implications? Bamidele Famoofo reports ... read more

When Cigarettes Cost More, People Drink Less. Except For Wine

We've also known that increasing state taxes ... to kill two birds with one stone; a 20 percent increase in cigarette price would correlate to a nearly 2 percent reduction in per capita drinking. "We ... read more

McCain’s Health Credit: The Intersection of Health Policy and Tax Policy

Figure 2 reinforces the message of Figure 1 that the McCain health credit makes the tax system considerably more progressive. Not only does the credit disproportionately increase the ... government ... read more

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Do ‘Fat Taxes’ Work?

But it has many proponents, who cast the scheme as killing two birds with one stone ... calculated that a 3-cent tax on each 12-ounce sugared soda would raise $51.6 billion over a decade. So that’s ... read more

Turkey: taxing away a deficit

In announcing plans to increase sales taxes on alcohol, mobile phones, cars and cigarettes, Turkey’s government has made clear its intention to kill – or at least bruise – two birds with one stone ... ... read more

U.S. drug policy fuels push for legal pot worldwide

Talk about killing two birds with a single stone, the people can stay high, and care even less about what their "leaders" are doing, and the leaders get to collect even more tax to ... drugs and ... read more

Recap of Saturday, January 3

The people with kids at soccer practice or longer driving commutes would be crushed by a hike in the gas tax. Jehmu Greene, Democratic strategist: A hike in the gas tax could kill two birds with one ... read more

Revealed: The secret price rises cigarette companies AREN'T telling you about - and they're blaming it all on tax

Cigarette companies are sneakily increasing the price of tobacco for customers on top of massive government tax increses ... all had an increase in profits in the past year, compared to the same time ... read more

Kicking The Cigarette Habit A Global Challenge

And so one of the interventions that has been shown actually to be effective in promoting abstinence from smoking is physical activity. And so you're killing two birds with the same stone ... system ... read more

Shoestring Living: Be grateful every day

Journal it One of the best ways to make gratitude part of your daily ... who lives in the western suburbs of Chicago with her husband, Mike, three kids and two labs. Join Molly on her family’s journey ... read more

Music Scene: Actor Ronny Cox is a musician first

Out of all the films I’ve done (125 film and TV movies by one count), more people want to talk to me about ... They were married for 46 years and had two sons. She died in 2006. Part of the way he’s ... read more

WHO says too few countries taxing tobacco products enough

"Raising taxes on tobacco products is one of the most effective — and cost-effective — ways to reduce consumption of products that kill, while also generating ... Garin said since sin taxes on tobacco ... read more

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