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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 p... read more

Increase on special consumption tax vital to reduce smoking

HÀ NỘI — The new cigarette tax rate of VNĐ5,000 (US$0.2 ... on treatment of tobacco-related diseases such as lung cancer, respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, stroke and heart attack. More than 40 ... 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

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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 es... read more

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

At 60 cents, Wyoming has one of the lowest cigarette taxes ... The American Cancer Society has opposed more modest increases in the past, including an unsuccessful proposal during last year’s legislat... read more

State Questions: Ad No. 1: Pro-tobacco tax

The bottom right of the screen reads "endorsed by" and flashes the logo of the American Medical Association, The American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association -- groups pushing for the to... read more

Lawmakers hesitant to back tobacco tax hike

BOSTON -- House Speaker Robert DeLeo's announcement that the House was giving a "serious look" at a cigarette tax increase brought hope to anti-tobacco groups that rallied the Statehouse this week, bu... read more

The Health 202: Montana is voting on whether the tobacco industry should pay for Medicaid expansion

The reason that tobacco companies want to prevent low-income Montanans from accessing health coverage? The industry would have to pay for it. In November, Montana voters will get to choose whether to ... read more

Tobacco-supported group opposing I-185 raises $7.7 million, outspending others by far

With less than two months until the November election, the group opposing a ballot initiative that would increase the tax on tobacco products ... the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network ... read more

Juneau Assembly approves big hike in local tobacco taxes; e-cigarettes also covered

The proposed increase would bring the excise tax on each pack of cigarettes ... state director of the American Cancer Society, Emily Nenon, agreed that e-cigarette use has increased among youths. “We ... read more

Call for higher taxes on tobacco products

Speakers at an interaction on ‘Tobacco Tax: A Sustainable Source for Health Financing’ organised here today said increased taxation on tobacco products could reduce ... Research Programme at American ... read more

California tobacco tax: Prop. 56 faces uphill battle against lobbies

If the statewide November ballot measure to raise the cigarette tax passes, those two packs would cost him $18. And as far as the 26-year-old telephone sales representative is concerned ... who includ... read more

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