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Thailand’s Finance Ministry is planning to propose cutting the tobacco excise tax by 25% to lessen the impact on farmers. Read more

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Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue faces pressure to abolish the adjustable federal excise duty of PKR300 per kilogram on the processing of green tobacco at green leaf threshing plants. Read more

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Tobacco farmers are calling on political parties to help ease the impact of the 40% excise tax rise on cigarettes that is scheduled to come into effect October 1 this year. Read more

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The Indonesian government estimates it may collect up to US $207 million in additional revenue next year from a new excise on tobacco extract, or vaping liquid. Read more

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British American Tobacco Kenya is protesting, saying that “unpredictable” tax increases are a threat to its Kenya business. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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