BASALT, Colo. (CBS4)– Voters in Basalt agreed to pass a tobacco tax increase in Tuesday night’s election.
The tobacco tax is similar to the one in Aspen. 42 more words
New Jersey lawmakers passed a three-bill package Thursday to make it easier for criminal records to be expunged, sending the legislation to Gov. Chris Christie, who has pledged to sign the measures into law. 636 more words
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of a pack of cigarettes in New York City is going up — to at least $13 — and the number of places you can buy them is going down under legislation signed Monday by the mayor. 593 more words
FB: “New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation Monday aimed to reduce smoking that raises the minimum price of cigarettes to $13.00, the highest in the United States. 140 more words
Five years ago last month, another tax hike was hitting pocketbooks around the state of Illinois.
In June 2012, a dollar-per-pack cigarette tax increase raised the state levy from 98 cents to $1.98. 56 more words