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Voters Just Say No to Higher Cigarette Taxes in All But 1 State

Voters ... Missouri and North Dakota were all asked to increase their state's cigarette tax on Tuesday. But only Californians obliged. Missouri -- the state with the lowest taxes on cigarettes at just ... read more

Tobacco tax hike proposal stays on Missouri ballot

JEFFERSON CITY • Voters will have a chance to weigh in on a proposal to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by 60 cents, after the Missouri ... state from a 1998 court settlement. It remains unclear ... read more

Missouri Cigarette Tax Hike for Early Childhood on Ballot, For Now

Missouri voters ... in the state, but supporters of a competing initiative are fighting to have the education-related measure taken off the ballot, even though they've lost once in court. The Missouri ... read more

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Top State Tax Ballot Initiatives to Watch in 2016

On the issue of taxation alone, voters must decide whether to impose a first-in-the-nation carbon tax (Washington), adopt a new income and payroll tax to fund a state public ... Proposition A would in... read more

Convenience stores seek to limit tobacco tax hike with competing proposal

So I am definitely in favor of bringing more money into higher education, and I think the cigarette tax is a good way to do it.” Missouri has the lowest state cigarette tax in the nation at 17 cents p... read more

Legalized pot scores big as voters decide on state ballot measures, including the death penalty and minimum wage

California, which was the first state ... taxes on tobacco products, along with Missouri and North Dakota. But Californians supported a measure that increases the price of a pack of cigarettes by $2 a... read more

Inform Your Vote: Understanding Missouri's 2018 ballot measures

The event offered attendees insight into four of the big decisions Missouri voters face ... state since voters last approved an increase in 1996. If passed, Proposition D: The Gas Tax Increase, Olympi... read more

Illinois Legislature passes big cigarette tax hike

It will hike the state's current tax, 98 cents a pack, to $1.98. The tax is expected to raise some $ ... over having the lowest cigarette tax in the nation, and I think my community does as well." Mis... read more

California Smokers Could Face $2 Cigarette Tax Increase On Ballot

A total of 585,407 signatures of registered voters must be verified for the measure to appear on the November ballot. The increase ... state tax at $4.35 a pack, and Missouri is lowest at 17 cents. Na... read more

Kansas City (Kansas and Missouri) Raise Smoking Age to 21

Kansas City has lagged other cities nationwide in reducing its smoking rates, Archer said. Contributing to the problem, he said, have been Missouri's limited commitment to smoking prevention and a sta... read more

Election 2016: Pros and cons of Missouri’s Amendment 3, the 60 cent proposed tobacco tax

This was an effort to inform voters on statewide ballot issues they would see on Nov. 8. The third part of the conversation centered on Amendment 3, which would increase the taxes on cigarette ... mea... read more

Tom Steyer is now the biggest donor in the effort to raise the tobacco tax

Billionaire Tom Steyer is now the largest donor in the effort to raise the state's cigarette tax ... of two competing death penalty measures on the Nov. 8 ballot. In one of two videos, which campaign ... read more

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