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Local View: Raise Nebraska's cigarette tax

The tobacco industry lies. And finally, they have to do something about it. Starting in November, Big Tobacco had to shell out their own big bucks to buy ads in select newspapers nationwide and on pri... read more

Cigarette tax increase on Missouri ballot for third time

Cigarettes are cheaper here because of Missouri’s lowest-in-the-nation tobacco tax – 17 cents per pack. On Tuesday, state voters will decide whether they want to shed that distinction. Proposition B w... read more

Local view: Cigarette tax increase would help the state, improve health

As a local government administrator, I hope state leaders will pursue policy opportunities that not only solve our immediate needs but our long-term challenges. The recent proposal to increase the tax ... read more

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Bill would raise cigarette tax by $1.50

... bring the average total tax on cigarettes in Nebraska to $3.62 a pack, including the federal cigarette tax along with state and local sales taxes. Money from the change — Gloor said it would raise ... read more

Local view: Tobacco tax improves lives

Sen. Sara Howard of Omaha introduced LB 438 to raise the state’s tax on cigarettes from $.64 to $2.14 per pack. Increasing the tax on cigarettes and tobacco products in Nebraska would reduce smoking, ... read more

IM25 supporters tout benefits of upping tobacco tax to benefit tech schools

Approval of 25 would increase the tax on cigarettes by $1 for a pack with 20 cigarettes ... Mickelson said the cost is double that of Nebraska and Colorado where the average annual costs are $2,980 an... read more

Cigarette tax supporters turn in signatures

JEFFERSON CITY — Supporters of a proposal to increase the tax on cigarettes ... Iowa and Nebraska — and so close to that of Illinois that it would end the incentive to cross the border, Leone said. Th... read more

Missouri voters could OK two cigarette tax hikes; then what?

JEFFERSON CITY • Missouri election officials are raising questions about what could happen if voters endorse two separate plans to raise ... state’s tax on cigarettes would be set at $1.00 per pack, w... read more

Testimony: Should D.C. Have the Highest State Cigarette Tax in the Country?

That study concluded, “Other than TSNAs and DEG, few, if any, chemicals at levels detected in electronic cigarettes raise serious health concerns.”[7] In my view ... informed smarter tax policy at the ... read more

Dollar-a-pack cigarette tax hike proposed, despite Hogan pledge

Larry Hogan’s promise to cut taxes, Sen. Richard Madaleno and the Marylands Citizens’ Health Initiative are pushing to raise taxes on cigarettes by $1 to $3 a ... I sat in a small conference room with ... read more

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

Subscribe Please read: Readers of local content on the Chronicle’s website – dailychronicle.com – now require a subscription. Readers can access that content with a simple registration and view ... e- ... read more

Culver still wants $1 cigarette tax hike

Chet Culver said Monday he will stand firm on his call for a $1 cigarette tax hike ... rates among its neighbors. A $1 increase would push Iowa’s rate higher than state tobacco taxes charged in Illino... read more

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