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May 26, 2016

New Zealand Budget 2016: Tobacco tax hike announced

A pack of 20 cigarettes will increase from about $20 now to around $30 in 2020 after hefty new excise increases were announced as part of […]
August 22, 2016

A Package of Cigarettes to Cost IDR 50,000 in Indonesia?

  The Finance Ministry of Indonesia will study whether the price of a package of cigarettes can be raised to IDR 50,000 (approx. USD $3.8), almost […]
September 27, 2016

Four US States to vote on whether to raise their tobacco tax in November

Four states will vote on whether to raise their tobacco tax in November: California (by $2), Colorado ($1.75), North Dakota ($1.76) and Missouri (15 cents). California […]
October 9, 2016

Proposition 56 to raise tax rate for tobacco in Calafornia from one of lowest in the country to one of the highest

The basics In 2012, a state proposition to raise the California tobacco tax rate failed by one-half of 1 percent of the vote. Now, health advocates […]