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Thursday, 14 July 2016 - 13:45
Govt. Plans To Increase Cigarette Tax To 90%
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Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne yesterday outlined plans to bring in a new proposal to increase taxes of cigarettes to 90% of their purchase price, in what he described as an attempt to reduce smoking in the country.

Speaking to the media in Colombo today (14), the Minister said that currently 67 - 72% of the price of a cigarette comprised of taxes, and the new proposal will increase it up to 90%.

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