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Don't expect sharp drop in smoking with new sin tax bill ...

Don't expect sharp drop in smoking with new sin tax bill ... | Should cigarettes and alcohol have sin taxes? | Scoop.it
The sin tax reform measure will definitely raise the prices of cigarettes and alcoholic beverages, but there won't be an immediate and marked decrease in the number of smokers kicking the habit just because a stick of ...
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Your 'Sins' Are Taxed - Manila Bulletin

Your 'Sins' Are Taxed - Manila Bulletin | Should cigarettes and alcohol have sin taxes? | Scoop.it
Your 'Sins' Are Taxed Manila Bulletin But with the new law, imposing higher taxes on alcoholic drinks, distilled spirits, and cigarettes, drinkers and smokers would have to think twice before parting with their hard-earned money to buy these sin...
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'Sin taxes' now a law - Bohol Standard

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'Sin taxes' now a law
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President Benigno Aquino III has signed the “sin tax” bill making it into the Alcohol, Cigarettes and Tobacco Tax law.
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Angara wants the sin tax bill to boost R&D for health — Bayanihan

Angara inserted a provision in the bill that would allot budget from the P40 billion to be generated from the excise tax on cigarettes and alcohol products for the R&D projects, including production of drugs from indigenous ...
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Senate OKs P40-B 'sin' tax bill, 15-2 - Business Mirror

Senate OKs P40-B 'sin' tax bill, 15-2 - Business Mirror | Should cigarettes and alcohol have sin taxes? | Scoop.it
Gold Star Daily World NewsSenate OKs P40-B 'sin' tax bill, 15-2Business MirrorThe Senate agreed to set aside P23 billion from the P40-billion projected incremental revenue from higher “sin” taxes on all brands of cigarettes and alcoholic drinks to...
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Gov't functionaries to pressure bicam to lower alcohol sin tax, Enrile ...

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Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile on Thursday said there are moves by 'government functionaries' to pressure members of the bicameral conference committee to lower the sin tax on alcohol. ... on tobacco and to lighten tax on alcohol.
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Sin tax bill a transparent way to raise revenues — IMF's Lagarde ...

Sin tax bill a transparent way to raise revenues — IMF's Lagarde ... | Should cigarettes and alcohol have sin taxes? | Scoop.it
... of defining legislation that will raise taxes on tobacco and alcohol products. Senate Bill 3299 or the Sin Tax Reform Bill seeks to raise P40 billion to P45 billion in additional revenues from cigarettes and alcoholic beverages.
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Senators push equal sin tax burden between tobacco and liquor ...

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“As the Senate moves to approve the sin tax bill which will increase levies imposed on cigarettes, it is important for the Philippines to adopt this code to make sure that smuggling activities would not undermine our tobacco ...
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Senate ends debates on amended Sin Tax bill; eyes passage on ...

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During the period of interpellations, Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr. expressed deep concern on the possibility that illicit trades of cheap cigarettes and alcohol products will take over if the Sin Tax bill targets to ...
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David Callahan: Sin Taxes Are Bad Public Policy - Huffington Post

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David Callahan: Sin Taxes Are Bad Public PolicyHuffington PostAnd now some federal tax plans, most recently one released by the Center for American Progress, would raise sin taxes as part of a fiscal cliff deal.
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Govt plans to introduce 'Sin tax' to curb use of alcohol, tobacco ...

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Govt plans to introduce 'Sin tax' to curb use of alcohol, tobacco Chit Chat. ... The Philippines pushed through a similar sin tax this week to boost taxes on cigarettes and liquor. Dr K Srinath Reddy from the Public Health ...
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Lee Tyree Network's curator insight, January 25, 2014 12:06 AM

Interesting, is this enough to make folks quit?

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Are high “sin” taxes liberal or conservative? « Newrevenue.org

... track of the process. He said he's also concerned about creating another 'sin tax,' in addition to the dollars the state already collects through gambling, cigarettes and alcohol.” http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article ...
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Group warns sin taxes to encourage smuggling, sees gov't increasing income ... - Inquirer.net

Group warns sin taxes to encourage smuggling, sees gov't increasing income ... - Inquirer.net | Should cigarettes and alcohol have sin taxes? | Scoop.it
Group warns sin taxes to encourage smuggling, sees gov't increasing income ...Inquirer.netA vendor sells cigarettes at a supermarket in Quezon City in this file photo.
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CIGARETTES, LIQUOR | Both dangerous as drunk shoots dead 3 ...

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A shooting spree that left three government workers dead may settle, in bizarre fashion, the side debate in the pending sin taxes on which between tobacco and alcohol is more hazardous and which should bear the bigger tax ...
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Cigarette zoom: Quebec budget: Sin taxes increasing

Cigarette zoom: Quebec budget: Sin taxes increasing | Should cigarettes and alcohol have sin taxes? | Scoop.it
Quebec budget: Sin taxes increasing. The price of cigarettes and drinking alcohol is rising, a move that will provide in $536 million in new earnings over the next three years to support Quebec in stabilizing its books.
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DOH Sin Tax Increase Will Not Reduce Consumption of Alcohol and ...

DOH Sin Tax Increase Will Not Reduce Consumption of Alcohol and ... | Should cigarettes and alcohol have sin taxes? | Scoop.it
DOH Secretary Ona is on full court press to lobby for increasing the sin taxes supposedly to fund the "free health care" programs of the Aquino regime. Of course, if the "free health care" were indeed "free" - why raise taxes at ...
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SIN TAX BATTLE | 'Bawas Bisyo Bill' website launched, Bongbong ...

SIN TAX BATTLE | 'Bawas Bisyo Bill' website launched, Bongbong ... | Should cigarettes and alcohol have sin taxes? | Scoop.it
Twenty medical organizations on Thursday launched a campaign website called 'Bawas Bisyo Bill,' to fast-track the passage of and spread awareness on the Sin Tax measure. ...
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Senate passes Sin-Tax bill, 15-2, on 3rd and final reading ...

Senate passes Sin-Tax bill, 15-2, on 3rd and final reading ... | Should cigarettes and alcohol have sin taxes? | Scoop.it
UPDATE2:9:28 PM - Voting 15-2, the Senate passed on third and final reading Tuesday night a Sin Tax bill seen to generate P40-B revenue on its first year, and assigning a tax burden of 60 percent to tobacco and 40 percent to liquor, closing months...
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