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Cigarette Tax Increase Expected To Make Big Impact On Smokers, State

TULSA, Oklahoma - Cigarette prices are going up in Oklahoma after Governor Mary Fallin signed a bill Thursday, raising the cost of every pack. Experts hope the higher price will save lives. In three m... read more

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 increa... 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

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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 m... read more

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Proposals for a total ban on smoking would ... for new approaches to curbing cigarette sales and discouraging smoking. We should maintain and increase our efforts, especially in areas where there is c... read more

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If all tariffs announced thus far were fully enacted, U.S. GDP would fall by 0.59 percent ($148 billion) in the long run, effectively offsetting one-third of the long-run impact of the Tax Cuts ... an... read more

We Used Terrible Science to Justify Smoking Bans

Helena, Montana, does not often make global headlines ... that were previously credited to smoking bans may actually be caused by differentials in access to medical care and people smoking less when c... read more

B.C. Budget 2018: New payroll tax offsets loss from cancelling medical premiums

The tax goes up in increments up for every $250,000 in payroll. Big ... smokers from starting.” But even after the increase, B.C. will still have the fourth lowest cigarette tax rate of Canada’s 13 pr... 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 sto... read more

The Budget 2016: a surprise sugar tax and (some) good news on tobacco

We’ve been calling for the introduction of a tax on sugary drinks, and had expected ... cigarettes rise by 21p and hand-rolling tobacco will increase by 44p per 30g pack. This is good news, because hi... read more

For Louisiana higher education, health care; bigger-than-expected budget deficit means deeper cuts

John Bel Edwards’ administration says it is still reviewing the potential impact on state services. The remaining deficit is about three times worse than officials expected ... also agreed to increase ... read more

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