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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 Kentucky legislature and would raise the tax to $1.10 a ... read more

New E-Cigarette Trend has Some Concerned

RELATED: Heat-Not-Burn Cigarette Alternative Faces US Scrutiny "Two-thirds of users don't even realize there's nicotine in them, and that's what we're concerned about," said said Matt Flory of the Twin Cities branch of the American Cancer Society. 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 Cancer Society estimated, 220,000 kids would never start ... read more

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Wyoming cigarette tax could go up $1 per pack. But questions about reservation sales remain.

Ellis said she was concerned that it would force the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes to impose a tax identical to the state’s tax when they might prefer to levy a higher or lower cigarette ... at the American Cancer Society, said his ... read more

Cigarette tax plea ignored by Georgia governor

Nathan Deal said they didn't change the governor's opposition to tax increases. The groups, which include the American Cancer Society ... concerned about the procedures of the General Assembly that essentially make it impossible to pass a higher cigarette ... read more

Do what it takes to deter tobacco

The American Cancer Society told the newspaper the tobacco industry could easily combat the .50 cent increase by issuing coupons, making the impact of the tax minimal. The American Cancer Society recommends an increase of at least a dollar, which would ... read more

Tobacco taxes go sky high

"Increasing the tobacco tax discourages youths from smoking and encourages longtime smokers to quit," said Jim Knox, vice president of government relations for the American Cancer Society ... said the government is more concerned about making money ... read more

Cancer Society concerned about cigarette tax

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 passed by Kentucky legislature and would raise the tax to ... read more


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