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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


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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California Passes Prop 56 To Increase Cigarette Tax By $2 To Fund Health-Care

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Voters in California passed Proposition 56 and increased the cigarette tax by $2 a pack.

The revenue will go to fund health-care programs, smoking prevention, cancer research and school programs. 36 more words


Vote Yes on Missouri's Amendment 3 To Cut Cigarette Smoking and Enhance Early Childhood Education

The skeptical cardiologist spent way too much time soliciting and analyzing the arguments against Amendment 3 on a gorgeous fall Sunday.

I found two sites to be very helpful in sorting through the “smokescreen” put up by opponents: … 1,826 more words

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Cigarette Smoking Kills: Should Missourians Vote Yes To Raise Cigarette Taxes?

Recent statistics show that cigarette smoking is  responsible for 167, 133 cancer deaths annually in the US or 29% of all cancer deaths.

Cigarette smoking also kills annually in the US  160,000 people by promoting cardiovascular disease. 948 more words

Cigarette taxation in Australia

Taxation on cigarettes in Australia has reached absurd levels, as they are woefully disproportionate to the impact smoking has on the health of both smokers and passive smokers. 13 more words

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Cigarette Tax Ballot Questions Confusing Missourians

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