Daily Archives: September 20, 2011

Alcohol, Tobacco Taxes to Go Up

New York — CONCERNED by the high prevalence of non-communicable diseases, the Government is considering raising alcohol and tobacco taxes to finance the prevention and treatment of such conditions.

What would happen if Americans stopped smoking?

The number of New Yorkers who smoke dropped to an all-time low of 14 percent this year, Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced late last NY smoking banweek. That’s down from 22 percent in 2002 and translates into 450,000 fewer adult New Yorkers who smoke than did a decade ago.

Japan Tobacco can rise Cigarette Prices 75%

Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914), the world’s third-biggest publicly traded cigarette maker, climbed to the highest in almost three years on japan women smokingspeculation it can lift prices more than the tax increases proposed by the health minister.