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NY GOP SIDES WITH PEOPLE, REJECTS STATE TAX ON E-CIGARETTE USERS: TAKE A DRAG ON LIQUID USED IN DEVICES

NYD: “Thanks to the new state budget, electronic cigarette users can puff away without the tax man taking a drag… at the urging of the GOP-controlled Senate — rejected Gov. 190 more words

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Are Smokers Angry About New $2 Tax On Cigarettes? Butt, Of Course

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)  —   The smoke hasn’t yet settled on California’s new $2 cigarette tax.

Sticker shock set in Saturday for smokers venturing out to buy their first new pack. 329 more words

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Illinois store owner charged in St. Louis with cigarette smuggling

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged a Cook County, Illinois grocery store owner for allegedly purchasing millions of dollars of cigarettes at St Louis-area Sam’s Club stores at Missouri’s nationally lowest tax rate, and reselling them in Chicago for much higher profit using Illinois tax rates. 151 more words

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Retailers, consumers not thrilled about proposed sin tax increases

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is proposing to boost state liquor and cigarette taxes to address the state’s budget problems.

He wants to boost the tax on cigarettes by a dollar a pack and double the liquor tax. 381 more words

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City Controller Finds Cigarette Tax Has Not Delivered As Expected

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An economic report released by the city controller shows cigarette sales in Philadelphia have fallen by 23 percent. Though that may be a good sign for health, the controller says it means less revenue from the cigarette tax. 181 more words

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Industry Fears State E-Cigarette Tax Favors Smoking Over Vaping

SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — Smoking has dropped to historic lows nationwide, but with that so has revenue from tobacco taxes.

In search of funds, states have increasingly turned to taxing electronic cigarettes. 110 more words

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Cigarette smugglers taking advantage of Missouri’s low tax rate

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Smugglers are making thousands of dollars just by driving cigarettes from St. Louis to Chicago because tax rates make one pack of cigarettes $6 more expensive in The Windy City. 501 more words

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