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Oklahomans expected to keep quitline busy after cigarette tax increase

As many as 18,700 adult smokers in Oklahoma are expected to try to quit as they begin to absorb the sticker shock of paying an extra $1 in taxes on each pack of cigarettes or little cigars. The ... read more

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

Cale Case, R-Lander, successfully amended the bill on Monday to make ... out-of-state consumers who would presumably stop buying tobacco in Wyoming if the price went up. Connolly said a $1 increase in ... read more

Looming MN Cigarette Tax Hike Spurs Buying Frenzy

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A big jump in the state’s cigarette tax is still more than two weeks away, but it’s already having a huge impact on smokers. They’re stocking ... price,” Gardner said. The ... read more

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New Gas, Cigarette Tax Rates Go Into Effect in Oklahoma

The motor fuel taxes are expected to bring in $105 million during the budget year that began this month. The money will go into the state's general revenue fund, which allowed lawmakers to make ... read more

Government increases tobacco excise tax

Loose tobacco used by pipe smokers and to make roll your own cigarettes ... Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) said it expected some smokers would quit in response to the tax increase. "However a ... read more

Budget 2012 hits smokers with 37p rise in price of a pack of cigarettes

The increase in tobacco ... above inflation for all tobacco products. "There is clear evidence that increasing the cost of tobacco encourages smokers to quit and discourages young people from taking ... read more

Altria Is Smoking The Market

Tobacco companies can continue strategy of price increases to offset decline in smoking rates. Altria controls 50 percent of the US market and commands massive brand loyalty and pricing power. After ... read more

Will FDA regulation make Big Tobacco even bigger?

The first federal tobacco-control legislation since 1971, it passed both the House and Senate by wide margins and is expected ... is that would make them less addictive to new smokers, it could -- ... read more

Gov. Kasich wants to raise sales, cigarette, beer, wine taxes; give income tax cut

John Kasich’s last budget proposal is loaded with tax cuts and hikes and big ideas that — if adopted by lawmakers — will impact smokers ... are expected to agree on a final version by June 30, which ... read more

Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

One of the great successes of the tobacco industry was to defuse the issue, to make people think it might be a minor problem, not as big as ... tobacco taxes can have a progressive impact on health. ... read more

British American Tobacco Company: The Best Stock To Own In This Area

Let this sink in - since the conclusion is that a change in taxes has a more significant impact on prices for consumers than a small price increase ... be expected to remain intact. Of all tobacco ... read more

Revealed: the free-market groups helping the tobacco industry

Patricio Marquez, lead specialist on health global practice at the World Bank, said such activity could impact public ... the same time. Tobacco taxes increase the price of cigarettes, meant to ... read more

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