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DAILY EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (Twice daily)Key industry events issued Monday through Thursday in a concise one page format.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARYA summary of the principal industry developments occurring over the past week around the world. The industry’s most widely read weekly newsletter (6 pages, issued weekly).
U.S. TOBACCO WEEKLYA compilation of all key industry issues and events as they unfold across the United States (12-16 pages, issued weekly).
A country-by-country compilation of key industry issues and events as they emerge outside the U.S. (14-20 pages, issued weekly).
DAILY LEGISLATIVE TRACKING
A daily report tracking all US Congressional and State legislative and regulatory activity that affects the tobacco industry on the State and Federal level (2-16 pages daily)
A weekly analysis and report on all U.S. Congressional and State legislative activity that affects the tobacco industry. The Legislative Bulletin summarizes key provisions of these bills and tracks their progress through the legislative process (6-20 pages).
WEEKLY LEGISLATIVE CHARTS
A collection of live bill charts, covering such topics as Cigarette & Tobacco Product Excise Tax increases, Cigarette Fire-Safety Standards, and Anti-Smuggling/Counterfeit Measures (about 20 pages).
World Cigarette Guide (2005)
International Tobacco Tax & Tariff Guide (2005)
Int’l Public Policy Guide (2003)
Master Settlement Agreement Guide (2004)
Tobacco USA (1992) &
Tobacco China (1996)
U.S. Tobacco Tax Guide (1962)
The World Cigarette Guide is the company by company and brand by brand encyclopedia for the worldwide tobacco industry. Over 4,000 pages in length, the WCG covers 153 countries within 21 different geographical regions.
The WCG contains maps, charts and tables that provide a comparative examination of tobacco economic statistics except taxation & tariffs.
International TobaccoTax Guide
The International Tobacco Tax Guide covers tariff and tax rates in 153 countries around the world.
And provides a host of other related tax information such as tax incidence rates.
Cigarette Tax Incidence Rates
International PublicPolicy Guide
The International Public Policy Guide is a 800+ page compilation of summaries of all the laws relating to tobacco enacted in 128 countries along with comparisons between countries. The IPPG is updated as new laws are enacted.
For each country The IPPG contains laws and summaries relating to:
Agriculture, Consumption / Smoking Restrictions, Production (including Product Content), Marketing, Packaging, Retail Sales, and Taxation.
The MSA Guideincludesthe original MSA Agreement, amendments, new State laws, State escrow and compliance reporting and links to the directories of each State’s MSA web page.
Updated daily, the MSA Guide contains maps, charts and tables that make the Guide easy to use.
Tobacco USA is the definitive data source for the second largest tobacco market in the world. Over 1,500 pages long, Tobacco USA is divided into national, regional, and 50 State (and D.C.) sections.
Tobacco USA contains maps, charts and tables that provide a comparative examination of the U.S. tobacco industry that includes tax collection figures, cigarette sales data, and leaf statistics.
State Smoking Restrictions
TheU.S. Tobacco Tax Guide is a 800-page in-depth description of U.S. tax policy for all tobacco products, covering Federal, all 50 States (and D.C.), and Local taxing authorities.
The U.S. Tobacco Tax Guide contains maps, charts and tables that provide a comparative examination of tobacco taxation as well a complete collection of tax laws for each state.
All TMA members are entitled to confidential and proprietary research. Projects taking less than 2 hours are free, while more detailed analysis is assessed on a project basis.
An analysis of any of the previously mentioned issues could be researched by TMA. In addition, many members request research that combines TMA Business and Economic information with our Public Policy analysis. The following slides contain some examples……..
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