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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

Arkansas Cancer Society proposes increasing taxes on tobacco products

That, he says, is the motivation behind a new proposal by the American Cancer Society to increase the cost ... is an increase in the price of tobacco." He said another reason to increase the current tax is to help cover the cost current smokers are adding ... read more

Raising cigarette tax goes on state task force lists

The discussion of what to do with tobacco-related taxes came Wednesday after an official with the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network suggested raising the excise tax by $1.50 a pack from the current $1.15. Michael Keck, the network's ... read more

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American Cancer Society Acknowledges Reduced Harm for Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Warns About the Dangers of Misleading Consumers

However, the ACS continues to advocate for tobacco-free policies, which include the use of ENDS, and the organization remains concerned about preventing youth initiation of ENDS use. [1] The American Cancer Society Public Health Statement on Eliminating ... 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

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

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

Tobacco-tax increase pitched

... raise the state's tax on cigarettes by $1.50 a pack and use the added revenue of $121 million a year to help offset smoking-related costs and potentially finance tax cuts, an official for the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network said Wednesday. read more

Poll: Most Nebraska voters support cigarette tax increase

“Nebraskans have made it clear they are ready for a tobacco tax increase,” said David Holmquist of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network ... When asked which tax concerned them the most, 57 percent of Nebraskans said property taxes ... 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 Kentucky legislature and would raise the tax to $1.10 a ... read more



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