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Anti-smoking forces say cigarette tax hike is a no-brainer

Furthermore, advocates note, voters have supported higher cigarette taxes by huge margins for more ... Three more increases between July 2007 and July 2011 more than doubled the tax again, raising it ... read more

Tobacco control alliance seeks 70% tax increase

The Nigeria Tobacco ... cost which is still way below the World Health Organisation recommended 70 per cent tax of the retail price. Other African countries currently impose higher excise duty ... read more

How the tobacco industry meddles with government attempts to stop people smoking

The evidence suggests that increases in tobacco taxation are the most effective means of reducing tobacco use. These taxes ... circumvented the ban with its recently launched “stop smoking” campaign w... read more

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New York City Wants Higher Cigarette Taxes

The URL has been copied to your clipboard New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to raise taxes on cigarettes ... He said that higher prices have been shown to stop people from smoking. “When it com... read more


Senator to pursue higher tax on tobacco than in TRAIN

THE FIGHT for a higher excise tax rate on ... that instead of increasing the excise tax rate on petroleum and sugar-sweetened beverages, we just take it from tobacco because there is still room to inc... read more

Signature gathering underway for plan to hike Missouri's tobacco tax by 23 cents a pack

Under the initiative petition that the group began circulating this week, the estimated $100 million a year that the higher tax would raise would be designated for the state’s transportation needs. Wh... read more

With Higher Cigarette Taxes, Concerns About Smuggling

"Almost every excise tax forecast that we have made ... results in more revenue to a state government." The Massachusetts Department of Revenue says it expects an extra $135 million over the next 10 m... read more

Health ministry wants higher taxes on tobacco firms

In the budget for 2017-18, the ministry had sought an increase in cigarette prices with higher taxes ... of cigarettes in the country. Taxes on tobacco are considered the most effective way of bringin... read more

Public Health Experts On New FDA E-Cigarette Rules: It's Complicated

Only mint, menthol and tobacco flavorings can still be sold alongside unflavored ... price of e-cigarettes by imposing excise taxes on these products,” he said, though adding that “there should be an ... read more

Cigarette Taxes vs. Cigarette Smuggling

Perhaps not coincidentally, New York State also has the highest cigarette ... highest share of its cigarettes — 26.8 percent — smuggled out of the state. The state cut its tax rate in 2011 by 10 cents ... read more

Illinois Legislature passes big cigarette tax hike

Opponents of the $1-a-pack cigarette tax hike that the Illinois Legislature passed Tuesday say it's more than just Illinois cigarette sales that will go up in smoke. They noted Illinois' higher gas pr... read more



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