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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

Oklahomans expected to keep quitline busy after cigarette tax increase

About 17,300 teens who otherwise would have become daily smokers are expected not to develop an addiction because of the higher tax, according to a report from the American Cancer Society, the Campaig... read more

Oklahoma expects more smokers to get help amid cigarette tax

About 17,300 teens who otherwise would've become daily smokers are expected not to develop an addiction because of the higher tax, according to a report from the American Cancer Society, the Campaign ... read more

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Support Raising Tax on Tobacco

The Healthy Montana initiative (I-185) will raise the tax on tobacco products, keeping kids from starting a deadly addiction and helping adults who smoke quit. As organizations focused on health, the ... read more

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Philly effort to ban flavored tobacco dies with state budget

Yet, Bettigole questioned that logic, saying flavored tobacco does not fall under that tax. So banning it, she said, would have no effect on that revenue stream. The American Heart Association, Americ... 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

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

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 ... 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, 5... 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

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



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