ST. LOUIS (AP) – Missouri voters face the confusing prospect of two separate proposals on the same ballot that would increase the state’s lowest-in-the-nation tobacco tax by different amounts. 113 more words
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The American Economic Journal: Applied Economics just published this article finding that a $1 cigarette tax reduces childho0d sick days at school by 10%. This demonstrates a strong link between second-hand smoke and public health, and how responsive cigarette demand is to a tobacco tax. 121 more words
DENVER (CBS4) – An initiative to triple the the taxes on a pack of cigarettes has made it to the November ballot.
Secretary of State Wayne Williams said Monday there are enough valid signatures to put Initiative No. 184 more words
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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Starting Monday, smokers in Pennsylvania will be coughing up more cash.
If you’re buying cigarettes in The Keystone State, the arrow is pointing up effective August 1st. 337 more words
SACRAMENTO (AP) — Tobacco companies are giving about $17 million to defeat a proposed cigarette tax that’s quickly attracting some of the highest spending among the initiatives on California’s November ballot. 114 more words
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander isn’t saying yet how he will handle a ballot proposal seeking to raise the cigarette tax in light of recent court rulings. 102 more words