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Anti-smoking forces say cigarette tax hike is a no-brainer

As legislators and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy grapple with the unpleasant prospect of raising taxes, anti-smoking forces insist state officials are overlooking the only tax hike that yields huge benefits — ... read more

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Oregon cigarette tax hike likely would have to go to voters

Brown is proposing tax increase of $2 a pack of cigarettes, currently taxed at $1.33. Backers say the increase would price thousands ... the dollars should to go education programs, such as ... read more

Competing forces look to raise the Missouri cigarette tax

Analysts say ... join forces or at least agree to sit out the campaign. Failing that, the organization’s 23-cent tax boost could go on the ballot and tempt voters to choose the lowest increase. “Our ... read more

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Cigarette tax increase on Missouri ballot for third time

Similar concerns about whether politicians could be trusted with the tax money helped defeat an 80-cent cigarette tax increase in 2006 and a 55-cent increase in 2002. Supporters call the opponents’ ... read more

Governor's prescription: higher tobacco taxes to aid health care

Brown is proposing tax increase of $2 a pack of cigarettes, currently taxed at $1.33. Backers say the increase would price thousands ... the dollars should to go education programs, such as ... read more

Cigarette tax increase to be proposed in Gov. John Kasich's state budget, reopening debate

John Kasich will repeat his pitch to hike taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products in the two-year state budget he'll unveil Monday, and anti-smoking advocates hope he aims a little higher this ... read more

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

They'd have the tobacco lobby right where they wanted it: vulnerable to a hefty tax increase anyway. But Californians voted against hiking tobacco taxes, you might say. No. Show me anywhere ... It ... read more

Smokers fume as new cigarette tax kicks in

Smokers took a puff — and a deep breath — Tuesday as they braced for today's 62-cent hike in the federal cigarette tax that could bring the cost ... people can't afford to pay for things." Which, anti ... read more

Additional 20-cent cigarette tax under consideration

ANNAPOLIS -- With the state increasingly strapped for cash, health organizations are promoting a 20-cent-per-pack increase in the cigarette ... tax can, according to the reasoning. Health arguments ... read more



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