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WHO calls for higher taxes on tobacco

Manila, July 7 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged countries across the globe to raise taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products to reduce the ... such as China and France shows ... read more

Cancer specialist call for higher taxation on tobacco products

With a large section of people in the lower socio-economic strata and rural sector smoke beedies besides other tobacco products, joint secretary, Goa Cancer Society (GCS), Dr Shekhar Salkar said that ... read more

Ejercito to seek higher tobacco tax in TRAIN’s ‘Package 1B’

Ejercito admitted that he did not expect the DOF’s decision to junk the proposed higher tax rates imposed on harmful tobacco products. “Though disappointed with the inclusion of a very low rate of tob... read more

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Call for higher taxes on tobacco products

Speakers at an interaction on ‘Tobacco Tax: A Sustainable Source for Health Financing’ organised here today said increased taxation on tobacco products could reduce their consumption. Stating that Nep... read more

Nigeria: ERA/FOEN Wants Imposition of 150% Special Levy On Tobacco Products

Other products that also had their duties ... adding the nation stands to gain from imposing higher taxes and other levies on tobacco if done with public health in mind. Said he: "We again re-echo our ... read more

Watermelon Cigars? A Call For Higher Taxes On 'Alternative' Tobacco Products Targeting Kids

If you've been in a convenience store lately, you may have noticed little packages and containers that look like candy but are actually smokeless tobacco. Those products are taxed at a lower rate than ... read more

Higher tax on cigarettes keeps industry under pressure: ITC

The government while hiking the cess rate had said it was being done to ensure that tax rates in pre and post GST era remains the same. "....the upward revision resulted in significantly higher tax in... read more

Can higher ‘sin taxes’ help the economy?

Meanwhile, there is a growing call for increases in “sin taxes” – on alcohol, tobacco ... introduction of higher corporate taxes to reverse the 1% VAT increase. A special government-appointed committe... read more

A call for higher taxes on tobacco

Yet the cause of these problems – tobacco ... products generate, and it is working hard, directly and through front groups, to persuade governments to go easy on taxes. If any other consumer product w... read more

Tufton to mull WHO call for higher tobacco taxes

GENEVA, Switzerland — Minister of Health, Dr Christopher Tufton along with his ministry and its stakeholders, will evaluate the World Health Organisation’s call for heavy ... “[any] decision on tax in... read more

Health experts call for high GST on tobacco products

The VHAA added that it was a proven fact that an increase in tax on tobacco products led to reduction in consumption of such items. "Higher taxes are particularly effective in reducing tobacco use amo... read more

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