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[Montana] Tobacco Tax Increase Unlikely To Pass The House, Republican Leadership Says

A significant tax increase to cigarettes, chew and other tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, got its first hearing in the House today, having already passed out of the Senate. As the tax proposal moves forward, it faces rising pressure from Senate
Montana Public Radio
added Apr 6, 2017 03:41
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[Montana] LETTER: Smokers already pay too much

Here is something people should understand about State Senator Mary Caferro’s proposal to fund senior care by raising the state tobacco tax by $1.50 a pack.... So pay attention, Mary. It isn’t tobacco that put Grandma in a nursing home. She just got old.
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Apr 6, 2017 02:01
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[Montana, Virginia] Shadowy DC organization urges opposition to cigarette tax bill, collects emails

a Virginia-based organization that does not disclose its donors nor its spending has launched an online campaign to attack Gov. Steve Bullock and to fight a bill that would increase the state’s tobacco tax....“Paid for by American Potential.”
The Missoulian
added Apr 2, 2017 01:30
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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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[Montana] Great Falls vape shop owner reacts to proposed tobacco tax increase

The Montana Senate on Thursday approved a big increase in state tobacco taxes, which supporters said would help fund healthcare costs related to smoking while encouraging more people to quit, or not start. The Senate voted 27-22 for Senate Bill 354, whi
KRTV (Great Falls, MT)
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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