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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

Lower income tax, higher taxes on sugar, petroleum, tobacco products by 2018

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 13) — Congress ratified the bill that will increase taxes on sweetened beverages, petroleum products, cars and tobacco, while lowering personal income taxes Wed... read more

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Higher cigarette taxes may increase use of chewing tobacco and cigars in adolescents

Our results suggest that higher state cigarette taxes are associated with adolescents’ use of cheaper, alternative tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco and cigars. In our data, from 1999 through ... read more

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

Delaware Lawmakers Eye Higher Taxes on Alcohol, Tobacco Products

(AP)- Democratic lawmakers are proposing higher taxes on alcohol ... A separate bill increases a variety of tobacco taxes, including hiking cigarette taxes by 50 cents per pack, from $1.60 to $2.10. I... 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

Pacquiao seeks higher excise tax on tobacco products

Pacquiao, in filing Senate Bill 1599, said he wanted to further increase the excise tax on tobacco products “not only to collect more revenues” but also “protect the people’s health.” If Pacquiao’s me... 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

Chicago alderman wants to ban menthol cigarettes in latest City Hall move against tobacco

It remains to be seen whether a local ban would work, since aldermen have complained that Emanuel’s higher taxes on tobacco products have prompted a thriving ... and including phone numbers smokers ca... read more

Health advocacy group demands higher tax on tobacco in J&K

It said as the state of Jammu and Kashmir continues to spend more on tobacco products than the monthly national average, there is a need for a higher tax rate on all tobacco products so as minimise th... read more

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