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Wyoming Legislature to consider tobacco tax increase

Wyoming’s tobacco tax is 3 cents per cigarette ... A 2-cent tax increase per pack is not high enough to change people’s patterns, said Jason Mincer, of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action ... read more

Lawmakers must increase tobacco tax

WE BELIEVE: For a variety of reasons, it is important ... to bring in more money. Jason Mincer, government relations director in Wyoming for the Cancer Action Network, estimates that raising the ... read more

Editorial board: Increase the tobacco tax

That’s significantly under the national average of $1.58. At the same time, the smoking rate in Wyoming – 20.6 percent – is higher than the national average, which is 17.8 percent. There are many ... read more

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Local View: Higher tobacco taxes improve health

Despite progress in reducing smoking, 17 percent of adults and 13.3 percent ... They need a pipeline of kids for their industry to survive. The Legislature should approve a $1.50 increase in the ... read more


Indiana appears unlikely to increase cigarette tax

INDIANAPOLIS — A proposed $1 per-pack hike ... amount to $278.3 million, before rising to nearly $300 million. Still, Holcomb and some Senate Republicans say they prefer to hold off on a cigarette tax ... read more

Stoney proposes increased real estate, cigarette tax and utility hikes; budget would up funds for schools, roads, public housing

The current real estate tax rate in the city is $1.20 per $100 of assessed value. "I buy cigarettes every week, one pack every week or so…That's wrong. Taxing people for no reason ... by $3 million. ... read more

Legislature shouldn’t stub out cigarette tax increase

That’s what’s happening with a key piece of Bentley’s proposal, a hike of the state tax on cigarettes from 42.5 cents per pack to $1.25 per pack, along with higher taxes on other tobacco ... no real ... read more

Don't tap State Fund: Legislators should approve cigarette tax increase instead

This would be a mistake for several reasons, and legislators ought to look for additional revenue elsewhere – such as a $1.50-per-pack tax increase on cigarettes. The idea of charging a management fee ... read more

Wyoming lawmakers want to see higher cigarette tax

To cut smoking rates, the state must increase the tobacco tax enough that people notice the difference when buying a pack, Jason Mincer, of the American Cancer ... 4,000 current adult smokers would ... read more

Five reasons to support marijuana legalization in Connecticut and five reasons to oppose it

One bill under consideration would erase criminal records for those previously convicted of possession of less than 1.5 ounces of marijuana ... at least initially. 3. Taxing marijuana would boost the ... read more

Tobacco tax for Medicaid plan faces challenge in Oklahoma

Although the plan still would require federal approval, the biggest hurdle is how the Legislature could afford the more than $100 million price tag while facing a $1.3 billion ... pack tax increase on ... read more

Legislature to consider tobacco tax increase

Wyoming’s tobacco tax is 3 cents per cigarette ... A 2-cent tax increase per pack is not high enough to change people’s patterns, said Jason Mincer, of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action ... read more



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