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World Health Organization Calls for Higher Taxes on Cigarettes and

World Health Organization Calls for Higher Taxes on Cigarettes and


WHO calls for higher taxes on tobacco

Decreases in prevalence of daily cigarette smoking among adults resulting from the simulated increase in excise on cigarettes, 181 countries

A Yangon vendor shows packages of foreign cigarettes that lack the tax import stamp. Photo

An internal report for Health Canada says cigarette taxes need to rise significantly to meet Canada's tougher new target for reducing smoking.

Call for Hong Kong tobacco tax hike next year, and cigarette ban in 10 years | South China Morning Post

World No Tobacco Day 2017: Beating tobacco for health, prosperity, the environment and national development

Health ministry calls for halting sales of e-cigarettes, smoking devices

GENEVA—The World Health Organization is calling for governments to raise taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products. A new WHO report presents strong ...

Packs of local and international branded cigarettes are displayed for sale in Phnom Penh. PHA LINA

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Raising taxes on tobacco is the most effective way to reduce its consumption. Photo by: World Health Organization

High tax on cigarettes pushing young Israeli smokers to use loose tobacco - Israel News - Haaretz.com

On World No-Tobacco Day, calling attention to the dangers of smoking for the heart

Line graph shows that after implementing fully the comprehensive tobacco control measures in MPOWER in 2008

Source: Scollo, MM and Winstanley, MH 2012, Tobacco in Australia: Facts and issues (Chapter 13). 4th edn, Melbourne: Cancer Council Victoria.

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The effect of excise tax increases on cigarette prices in South Africa | Tobacco Control


Why we need to tax tobacco

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Cigarette taxes in the United States

A senior World Health Organization official said Japan should go fully smoke-free in public places if it wants success at the Tokyo Olympics.

The continued success in global tobacco control is detailed in this year's WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2015: substantial progress has been ...

Inside Philip Morris' campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty

Cigarette taxes have been found by the US Surgeon General, the World Bank and the

Cartoon by Dave Granlund: Tobacco prices are killing us

Cigarette taxes are the best way to cut smoking, scaring Big Tobacco – The Denver Post

Tax reform has been good business for K Street, the center of the political lobbyist industry in Washington, DC. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images

It was mentioned by Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Federal Tax Authority that: “the ...


5 ways nations are trying to curb smoking, from gory labels to high taxes

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Event: World No Tobacco Day 2019

Raising Tobacco Taxes Can Help Reduce Smoking and Lower Health Costs

FILE - A University of Washington student smokes at one of a handful of designated smoking

Marlboro Maker Philip Morris Says It Wants to Quit Cigarettes. Anti-Smoking Advocates Are Skeptical

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Lawmaker Ho Ian Sang has suggested that the city ban the import of electronic cigarettes. In addition to calling for the ban, Ho suggested that “the SAR ...

Why Tax Meat?

Chart showing smoking rates dropping from 42% in 1965 to 18% in 2012.

Smoking costs the world economy $1 trillion per year, World Health Organization says - The Washington Post

Commentary: Tobacco companies play mind games to make quitting tougher in the UK - CNA

Believes step will give boost to government revenues

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GCC countries should ensure that excise taxes on tobacco are developed and implemented in a “simple, fair and effective” way to avoid illicit trading in the ...


The Saskatchewan Medical Association wants stricter regulations for outdoor smokers, e-cigarette users and

(File pix) Increasing the tobacco tax, implemented alongside other tobacco control programmes, including education, is one of the most effective measures to ...

It's time to increase the federal cigarette tax


India's health ministry calls for halting sales of e-cigarettes, smoking devices

Double tobacco tax, Council on Smoking and Health urges Hong Kong government | South China Morning Post

Moscow's open, revolving door for big tobacco

Meat tax: Raise price of sausages, bacon and burgers by nearly 80 per cent to save lives, study says

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200 million Chinese will die due to smoking this century, unless something is done -

More Countries Adopting Plain Packaging With Health Warning Graphics For Cigarettes

The Government's Crusade Against E-Cigarettes and Vaping Undermines Public Health

Which Countries Smoke the Most Cigarettes?

Anti-tobacco groups are seeking a hike in the sin tax as part of the package of tax reforms pending in Congress.

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EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking law just a small 1st step, given the global trend

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BANGKOK, Thailand, Apr 11 2019 (IPS) - The image of a smoking toddler from Indonesia horrified the world but did little to motivate local policy makers to ...

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

Free-market groups and the tobacco industry – full database | World news | The Guardian

More than half the calls involved a child under the age of six. Last month, a one-year-old child in Fort Plain, N.Y., became the first person in the United ...

Cancer Council NSW research shows that most people support increasing the price of tobacco products through taxes.

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Today, in high-income countries, taxes account for 63 percent of the retail price for tobacco products. Only a handful of countries exceed WHO's ...

Cigarette butts are polluting the ocean more than plastic straws — so why not ban these?

Sniping: Homeless Youths' High-Risk Smoking Practice

World No Tobacco Day: What's the situation in Rwanda?

According to the WHO, 'Just as taxing tobacco helps to reduce tobacco use,

The choice of cigarettes in an Abu Dhabi shop, but a World Health Organisation report

Cigarette taxes are the best way to cut smoking, scaring Big Tobacco - The Washington Post

Interventions for waterpipe tobacco smoking prevention and cessation: a systematic review | Scientific Reports

New SFP Mythbuster on Tobacco Taxation

In China, industry push-back stubs out anti-smoking gains

Tobacco smoke is dangerous to the health of smokers themselves, and can be dangerous to those passively exposed to #tobacco smoke .

Smoking rates in US have fallen to all-time low, but how did they ever get so high?

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HEALTH INVESTMENT. The World Health Organization said the Philippines needs to ensure funding for universal

Media sidesteps calling Japan Tobacco out on advertising conflicts