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[California] Where is cigarette tax revenue going?

The state's Legislative Analyst's Office said "we do not know how much of the May decline was temporary and how much will be permanent." However, we do know where cigarette tax revenue is going. The majority of the more than $1.7 billion is spent on he
KXTV News10.net ABC (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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Cigarette sales dip in California after tax hike goes into effect

Initial numbers are in for cigarette sales in California, just a couple months after the tax hike went into effect, and numbers are down. In November of 2016, voters approved Proposition 56, a $2 tax increase on cigarettes which went into effect on Apri
KXTV News10.net ABC (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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[Canada] Canadian tobacco company charged for illegal selling in California

A lawsuit against a Canadian cigarette manufacturer Grand River Enterprises Six Nations (GRE) was filed by California Attorney General for illegal selling on Thursday. The company violates the California laws regarding tobacco sales, and sells the product
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 15, 2017 22:34
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[California] Wells Fargo Talks San Francisco Menthol Ban

the ban is a “significant historic event,” it said the ban was not a “deal-breaker” for the menthol category, albeit it is likely to hit retailers..."we expect many consumers will likely move their purchases online or cross border ultimately having the gr
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jul 14, 2017 23:39
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[California] Tobacco industry gathers signatures to overturn SF’s menthol ban

The draft title of a proposed measure, “Referenda: Repeal of Ordinance Banning the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products” was filed...by law firm Nielsen Merksamer, which counts Altria Client Services Inc., formerly Philip Morris, among its clients. “They a
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jul 14, 2017 22:10
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[Canada, California] Attorney General Becerra Cracks Down on Tobacco Company for Selling Illegal Cigarettes

filed a lawsuit against a Canadian cigarette manufacturer, Grand River Enterprises Six Nations (GRE), for failing to comply with California laws regarding tobacco sales and illegally selling the product in California. In filing this lawsuit, the Attorney
California Attorney General's Office
added Jul 13, 2017 21:07
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[California] CIGARETTE TAX REVENUES AND DISTRIBUTIONS (xlsx)

CALmatters
added Jul 11, 2017 16:45
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[California] Early returns suggest smoking drop in response to state tax

The early data suggests that yes, California cigarette sales have declined significantly since prices went up. In fact, the drop is even sharper than the state anticipated—which could spell trouble for state coffers. Cigarette pack “distributions”—tax
CALmatters
added Jul 11, 2017 16:33
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[California] Early returns suggest smoking drop in response to state tax

Cigarette pack “distributions”—tax lingo for a pack of cigarettes typically sold from a distributor to a retailer, and a good proxy for consumption—dropped 56 percent year-over-year in the two months following the tax increase, according to data obtained
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 11, 2017 04:57
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[California] Cigarette sales dive after tax hike, but why?

It’s possible that some California consumers are buying lower-taxed cigarettes in neighboring states, or even over the internet. Kerstein, though, said stepped-up enforcement and travel distances hamper illegal purchases. “It seems the success rate for o
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 11, 2017 04:55
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