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Montana Senate panel advances big tobacco-tax increase

A big increase in Montana’s tobacco tax – which could total as much as $70 million a year – won approval Tuesday from a Senate committee in the Montana Legislature. The 9-3 vote by the Senate Taxation Committee sends the measure to the Senate floor and
KRTV (Great Falls, MT)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:43
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[Montana] LETTER: Thoughts on Shariah law, tobacco taxes, DST: Response to tobacco tax letter

A letter from Keri Yoder in the March 23 Tribune, supporting a $1.50 per pack increase...her claim is concocted and bogus. Its only possible purpose is to demonize tobacco users and excuse a wallet raid at their expense. If there is anyone that needs to
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Mar 29, 2017 10:08
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Montana bill to raise tobacco, e-cig taxes draws big crowd on both sides

Dozens of people squared off on a bill to raise the tax on tobacco products and impose a new tax on a key component of e-cigarettes. At issue before the Senate Taxation Committee was Senate Bill 354, by Sen. Mary Caferro, D-Helena, in a packed hearing r
Bozeman (MT) Chronicle
added Mar 28, 2017 15:59
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[Montana] Bill Would Raise Taxes On Tobacco, E-Cigarettes

A proposal to increase tobacco taxes, which would also impose Montana's first ever tax on vapor and e-cigarettes got its first debate in the Senate Monday morning. The bill introduced by Helena Democrat Mary Caferro calls for a $1.50 tax increase on a pa
Montana Public Radio
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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[Montana] Bill introduced to increase direct care salaries by expanding tobacco tax

In addition to increasing taxes on cigarettes by a dollar amount, all other forms of tobacco, including e-cigarettes for the first time, would see a tax increase of 24 percent. Senate Bill 354 intends to lower healthcare costs by encouraging people to st
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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[Montana] Council: SHS reACT students plead for tobacco free areas

The Feb. 21 Shelby City Council meeting featured a full agenda with reACT students from Shelby High School making a return appearance in regards to making public parks and ball fields in Shelby tobacco free.
Shelby (MT) Promoter
added Mar 2, 2017 12:01
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[Montana] Groups propose $1.50 a pack hike in state cigarette tax

Some health advocacy groups on Monday said they are supporting a draft bill to raise the state tax on cigarettes by $1.50 a pack to boost it to $3.20 a pack. Montana’s current cigarette tax of $1.70 a pack ranks 22nd highest nationally and hasn’t been ra
Bozeman (MT) Chronicle
added Feb 21, 2017 03:05
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[Montana] SHS reAct members ask council to make city’s parks, nearby areas safer & tobacco free

The City Council meeting held Monday, Feb. 6, started with four members of the Shelby High School reACT group making a presentation to the council. TJ Reynolds, Maddy Hellinger, David Kelleher and Andrew Johnson, along with advisor Lauri Tokerud, spoke to
Shelby (MT) Promoter
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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[Montana] DICKERSON: Health Matters: Make 21 the minimum age to purchase tobacco

Raising the purchasing age of tobacco to decrease death and disease from tobacco-related illnesses is a win for all of us.
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46
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[Montana] How Second-Hand Smoke will affect your baby BEFORE you get Pregnant

The startling findings are an industry first, and will likely put pressure on health officials to ramp up the already-stringent public health policies on smoking. And the researchers warn nicotine chemicals in e-cigarettes could be just as dangerous. N
Fallon County (MT) Times
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
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