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2 Investigators/BGA: Cook County Retailers Rack Up Fines But Keep Selling Bootleg Cigarettes

(CBS) — They sell cigarettes supplied by a growing black market increasing their profits, but decreasing millions of dollars in tax revenue needed by county. … 445 more words


Convenience Store Owners Back Higher Taxes for Gas and Cigarettes

JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX) — It might come down to gas and cigarettes to pay for Missouri’s failing roads and bridges.

A bill in the senate would increase taxes on gasoline by 1.5 cents a gallon for regular unleaded and 3.5 cents a gallon for diesel. 134 more words


Smokers, prepare to pay more for cigarettes in Minnesota on Jan. 1

The cost of a pack of cigarettes in Minnesota is going up on the first of the year. The state’s cigarette tax rates are increasing so smokers will pay $3.54 in taxes on each pack of cigarettes, which is about a 12-cent increase over 2015, according to… 467 more words


Study Links Rise In Cigarette Tax With Decline In Infant Mortality

CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — When it costs more to smoke, fewer babies die, according to a new study that links rising cigarette taxes with declines in infant mortality. 362 more words


Tom Steyer drops a million bucks on cigarette tax initiative

Tom Steyer dropped a $1 million contribution on the campaign seeking to raise California’s tax on tobacco products.

Steyer, a former hedge fund manager, made good on his promise to back the tobacco tax campaign. 71 more words

Sacramento Update

New taxes and benefits: Alberta budget 2015 highlights

CALGARY – The NDP government released its 2015-2016 budget Tuesday afternoon. Here are some of the highlights for Albertans.


The tax on a carton of cigarettes will go up by another $5 to $50, effective at 12:01 a.m. 450 more words


Cigarette Tax Proponents Push For $2-Per-Pack Increase

SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — Proponents of an effort to raise California’s cigarette tax have launched a new effort to raise the cigarette tax by $2 a pack, this time with support from wealthy donor Tom Steyer. 113 more words