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Mincer: $1 tobacco tax increase needed for 3 reasons

Saving lives. Raising revenue. Reducing spending. What should the Wyoming Legislature focus on in 2019? What if they could do all three of these things with one simple bill supported by most Wyoming ... read more

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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

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

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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

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

Gov't to raise tax on tobacco products

VietNamNet Bridge – The Government is planning to increase the special consumption tax imposed ... The major reason for the problem was the difference in consumer demands, Khue said. To stop tobacco ... read more

Wolf appeals to lawmakers to support tax increase: 'This is a once-in-a-generation vote'

With a possible House floor showdown looming on his $1.8 billion tax increase package, Gov. Tom Wolf took to Power Point Monday to make his case to the public for why more dollars are needed for state ... 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

Border Zone Cigarette Taxation: Arkansas’s Novel Solution to the Border Shopping Problem

On February 12, the Arkansas General Assembly passed legislation to increase the ... reduced $0.39 excise tax (Louisiana’s rate plus 3 cents) to Arkansas. Although Arkansas is not collecting the whole ... read more

Legislature to consider tobacco tax increase

Wyoming’s tobacco tax is 3 cents ... that cost, Mincer said, is Wyoming’s high percentage of pregnant women who smoke and deliver babies with low birth weights. Rep. JoAnn Dayton, D-Rock Springs, ... read more

Wyoming House kills tobacco, lodging, wind taxes

A tobacco tax hike, a statewide lodging tax and a tax increase on wind energy production ... the tax rate on tobacco products from 60 cents to $1.60 on, for example, a pack of cigarettes. Jason Mincer ... read more

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