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ASHLAND The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is concerned about the lack of impact a 50-cent cigarette tax increase will have on improving Kentucky health. The tax increase was recently p... read more

American Cancer Society report says higher tobacco taxes best way to prevent cancer deaths

The cancer society released a report on Wednesday calling for an extension of efforts aimed at controlling tobacco smoking, singling out higher taxes on cigarettes as ... Researchers are concerned abo... read more

Opinion | It's Time To Raise The Age For Buying Tobacco And E-Cigarettes

At the Department of Health and Human Services, we are deeply concerned about ... to fight back against the tobacco industry and it’s the reason why major public health organizations including the Ame... read more

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Supporters say tobacco tax increase will cover Medicaid costs despite Big Tobacco claims

The campaign for the statewide initiative to increase Montana's tobacco tax to pay for the ... the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and American Lung Association. read more


Big Tobacco Is Spending Millions to Defeat Obamacare at the Ballot Box

Big Tobacco ... taxes again in recent years but were stymied in the state legislature. “The tobacco lobby is incredibly influential in our legislature,” says Kristin Page-Nei, the Montana government r... read more

Should Washington cities, counties impose taxes on food and beverages?

The focus on local taxes, say opponents of I-1634, hews closely to a strategy employed by the tobacco and gun industries to limit ... and the American Cancer Society. Coleman hopes people will weigh t... read more

Still angry over IM22? You have recourse: Your Letters to the Editor for October 7

Raising tobacco taxes is good medicine. I volunteer for the American Cancer Society and its nonpartisan advocacy affiliate ... People are sometimes concerned about the consequences of higher prices fo... read more

I-1634 campaign, with millions from soda industry, aims to block local sweet-beverage taxes

It would not overturn Seattle’s sugary-drink tax, but would block any rate increase. Supporters: Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo, Keurig Dr Pepper, Red Bull North America Opponents: Foundation for Healthy ... read more

Despite increase in sin tax, cigarette consumption remains high among Pakistani teens

which is an instrument of excise tax, specifically levied on certain goods which are deemed injurious to the society. SPARC further demanded that the retail price of a pack of cigarette should not ... read more

Higher tobacco tax? It's still a no-brainer

It requires, admittedly, an assumption that is hardly rock solid: that the Legislature will conjure up the guts and integrity to raise tobacco taxes even if California ... the sponsoring American Canc... read more

Cancer Society concerned about cigarette tax

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is concerned about the lack of impact a 50-cent cigarette tax increase will have on improving Kentucky health. The tax increase was recently passed by ... read more

The Times recommends: Vote no on misleading I-1634, the effort to ban local soda taxes

Backers of Initiative 1634 say the ballot measure is desperately needed to stop taxes on essential grocery items. But this core argument — boosted by deceptive videos of a concerned mom ... such as th... read more



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