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SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Cambodia: Call for increase in tobacco taxes

Health experts are calling for the government to increase tobacco tax and use the money to expand health care benefits for the general public.

Analysis: Connecticut, New York have highest state cigarette taxes

Connecticut and New York levy the highest cigarette taxes of any state, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Federal tobacco tax revenues down 6.2% in fiscal year 2018

Tobacco taxes collected by the federal government in fiscal year 2018 declined 6.2 percent over revenues for the previous year, according to recently released figures.

Tobacco tax return due dates for 2019

The federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has released due dates for alcohol and tobacco product manufacturers to pay their 2019 excise tax obligations.

SOUTHEAST ASIAN TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Philippines: Anti-smoking advocates see higher sin tax as key vs TB

ANTI-SMOKING advocates renewed on Friday, March 22, their call for higher tax rates for cigarettes saying it would be beneficial in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) epidemic in the Philippines.

Low-income Richmonders would be hit hardest by proposed cigarette tax, experts say

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney recently proposed a 50-cent cigarette-tax increase as part of his 2020 budget, a move that experts say would hit the city’s low-income residents hardest.

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