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RESEARCH & COMMENTARY: MONTANA SHOULD AVOID UNNECESSARY AND REGRESSIVE TOBACCO AND VAPOR TAX INCREASE

Although reducing smoking rates may be a noble goal, raising tobacco taxes rarely works as intended and frequently has many negative effects. Sin taxes have a strong detrimental effect on local small businesses; when they are implemented, retailers and w
Heartland Institute
added Apr 1, 2017 11:59
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VIDEO: Montana Senate approves big increase in state tobacco taxes

KXLH (Helena, MT)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:04
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[Montana] Senate endorses bill to increase tobacco taxes

Montana Senate President Scott Sales was taken to task Thursday after arguing against a proposed rise in the cigarette tax by asserting during a floor debate that smoking might save money.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 31, 2017 17:59
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[Montana] Senate passes cigarette tax

The Montana Senate voted 27-22 Thursday to pass a bill that nearly doubles the state tax on tobacco products and imposes a new tax on e-cigarettes, Senate Bill 354, by Sen. Mary Caferro, D-Helena, now moves to the House. The roll-call showed 10 Republica
Bozeman (MT) Chronicle
added Mar 31, 2017 03:06
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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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