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[California] New tax rate on tobacco products takes effect

The tax rate on tobacco products including cigars, little cigars, smoking and chewing tobacco, snuff and e-cigarettes increases by nearly 40 percent for retailers and customers throughout California Saturday. The tax hike does not apply to cigarettes, wh
Red Bluff (CA) Daily News
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45


For cigars, the change will take additional time. First, because of how the OTP taxes are set, the change was delayed until July. Secondly, the new tax rate only applies to cigars coming into the state beginning July 1. Any product that is already in a
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45

[California] Tax rates on tobacco products increase by almost 40 percent on July

While the tax increase directly affects retailers, Board of Equalization Public Information Officer Venus Stromberg said this price increase will likely carry over to consumers. “If you are a consumer of those products, you will likely see a ripple effe
Santa Clarita (CA) Signal
added Jul 1, 2017 03:05

[California] Duncan Hunter, the vaping congressman, vapes again

Both times, Hunter used e-cigarettes to criticize proposals to ban vaping on airplanes. This week, he pulled out two devices to make a point against an amendment to an aviation bill offered by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C.
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Jun 30, 2017 22:57

[California] WALTHER: San Francisco's ban on menthol cigarettes is liberalism at its worst

How many of these cauliflower popcorn-eaters and consensual BDSM aficionados have ever taken a big drag from a Newport Menthol 100? The assumption that African-Americans enjoy menthol cigarettes because they are the hapless dupes of Big Tobacco is the so
The Week
added Jun 30, 2017 15:40

[California] New tax rate on tobacco products effective July 1, 2017

Friday, July 1, is when the California tax rate on tobacco products other than cigarettes will increase from the current rate of 27.3 to 65.08 percent of the wholesale cost. The new tobacco products tax rate will stay in effect through June 30, 2018.
Idyllwild (CA) Town Crier
added Jun 30, 2017 15:14

[California] Tobacco-based product tax rate increase to begin Saturday

Tobacco users will experience a hefty tax rate increase on tobacco-based products other than cigarettes starting Saturday. The tax rate will increase from the rate of 27.3 to 65.08 percent of the wholesale cost and will stay in effect through June 30, 20
Victor Valley (CA) Press
added Jun 30, 2017 15:13
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Smoking at California parks and beaches could soon be illegal

under a bill from an East Bay Democrat that cleared another legislative hurdle this week. The proposed restrictions — which would apply to cigarettes, cigars, marijuana and e-cigarettes — will prevent wildfires, curb pollution and protect animals that mi
Santa Cruz County (CA) Sentinel
added Jun 30, 2017 14:02

[California] Tobacco tax increase more than doubles

Taxes set at 27.3 percent of the wholesale cost are expected to rise to 65 percent on July 1. It includes any tobacco or nicotine product, including vapes. The cigarette tax went from 87 cents per pack to $2.87 in April. The money from the increase is
KRCR TV (Redding, CA)
added Jun 30, 2017 13:45

[California] San Francisco to Ban Sales of Vaping Flavored Liquid

San Francisco city supervisors unanimously approved a measure Tuesday that bans the sale of flavored nicotine-laced liquid used in electronic cigarettes and flavored tobacco products — with city supervisors saying nicotine masked in cotton candy, banana
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:47
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