News tagged with tobacco taxes

CDC launching graphic anti-smoking ad campaign

(AP) -- Tobacco taxes and smoking bans haven't budged the U.S. smoking rate in years. Now the government is trying to shock smokers into quitting with a graphic nationwide advertising campaign.

Mar 15, 2012
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States' efforts to boost cigarette taxes slows: CDC

(HealthDay) -- Although eight states boosted their sales taxes on cigarettes over the past two years, that's a decline in the number of such increases by states compared to 2009, a new report from the U.S. ...

Mar 29, 2012
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Philippines raises tobacco, alcohol taxes

The Philippines Thursday raised tobacco and alcohol taxes in a reform President Benigno Aquino hailed as helping to liberate "more Filipinos from the vices of smoking and drinking".

Dec 20, 2012
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