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Canada: British Columbia Adds Sales Tax to Cigarettes

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Effective July 1st, the province has added a tax on other products, including cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco.As of the 1st of January, a...

The WHO Claims That Tobacco Taxes Reduce Consumption Rates

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At the recent FCTC COP9, delegates reported that the number of global tobacco consumers fell from 1.32 billion in 2015 to 1.3 billion in...

Study: US Tobacco Tax Increases Could Help Achieve Smokefree Goal by...

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A recent study found that increased tax rates on vaping products are directly proportional to increased smoking rates.The Healthy People 2030 goal is to...

Public Health Experts: Proposed US Vape Tax May Create More Smokers

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Higher e-cigarette tax rates reducing vaping rates and increased traditional cigarette use.While the proposed House bill includes a nicotine tax which would apply to...

New Study: Cigarette Tax Hikes Help Boost Bigger Brands

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Titled, “Investigating the Effects of Excise Taxes, Public Usage Restrictions, and Anti-smoking Ads Across Cigarette Brands,” the study found that tax hikes can disproportionately...

Ottawa’s Tobacco Tax Should Reflect The Relative Risks of Different Products

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Given the relative safety of vapes, if teens are vaping instead of smoking, this is still a victory for public health.Currently no such tax...

Potential $10 Minimum On Cigarettes In St. Paul

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A city in the US state of Minneapolis is considering an anti-tobacco ordinance that includes a $10 minimum fee hike on cigarette packs sold...

Hungary: Reactions to Steep Increases in Tobacco Taxes

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A 2019 press release on the EC’s website had explained that Hungary was given until December 31st, 2017, to gradually increase the excise duty...

US: The AHA Wants Increased Tobacco Taxes. But Are These Effective?

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Studies indicate that increased tax rates on vaping products are directly proportional to increased smoking rates.Published on Governing, Brown’s article spoke in favour of...

New Zealand’s Tobacco Tax Revenue Plunges as More Smokers Quit

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An article on Stuff revealed that this drop in tax revenue is being mainly attributed to a 47.8% decline in tobacco duty driven by...