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[Pennsylvania] Of cigars and Civil War: History impressionist channels US Grant in Mt. Lebanon

“And they’re a bit superstitious. Imagine baseball players who don’t change their socks because they’ve won, and all those other habits people have when they’re superstitious.” So they started bestowing boxes of smokes on Grant, Serfass explained, with
The Almanac (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jul 22, 2016 18:50
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[Pennsylvania] ESHELMAN: Is anyone more taxed, more mistreated than cigarette smokers?: Nancy Eshelman

I smoke. I've smoked for 50-plus years. I've dropped a lot of money into the state coffers by smoking a legal product. I don't mind paying tax on my cigarettes. But why should I, and other smokers, provide nearly two-fifths of the new revenue that will
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jul 22, 2016 17:07
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. cigarette tax will be nation's 10th highest

The budget-balancing $1-per-pack cigarette tax increase that takes effect on Aug. 1 will make Pennsylvania's $2.60 levy the 10th-highest in the nation. New Jersey's $2.70 per pack is 9th. In Philadelphia, the tax will be $4.60 per pack, which includes a
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 19, 2016 19:14
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[Pennsylvania] 'Sorry about the death': Should Pa. balance its budget off smokers trying to quit?

This year, no single group lost more than smokers and the businesses that cater to their nicotine habits. They shoulder nearly two-fifths of the new revenue used to balance Pennsylvania's $31.5 billion budget, including a 40 percent e-cigarette tax that
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jul 19, 2016 19:13
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[Pennsylvania] In Pa., cigars evade tobacco tax

Just about everybody with a nicotine habit will be helping narrow the gap between money coming into state coffers and money going out. Everybody but stogie lovers. Cigars will remain tax-free because they are the mainstay of a thriving industry in Penns
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 18, 2016 19:43
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[Pennsylvania] The curious connection between illicit cigarette sales and ISIS

Later, in an interview with PolitiFact PA, Saccone pointed to a noteworthy 2015 State Department report, "The Global Illicit Trade in Tobacco: A Threat to National Security."... We rate this claim Mostly True.
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Jul 18, 2016 17:50
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[Pennsylvania] State budget: Taxes on downloads, state lottery winnings and e-cigarettes

State lawmakers approved levying new taxes Wednesday... • Increase the state cigarette tax by $1 to $2.60 a pack effective Aug. 1 • New taxes on e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and roll-your-own tobacco.
Indiana County (PA) Gazette
added Jul 17, 2016 14:31
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[Pennsylvania] Butt out: Cambria County’s trails to be tobacco-free

EBENSBURG – All three Cambria County-owned trails are now designated as tobacco-free zones as the result of a partnership between the Cambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority and the Young Lungs at Play initiative. Young Lungs at Play is a p
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Jul 16, 2016 13:59
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Which Tobacco Product Is Exempt from Pennsylvania’s New Tax?

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue confirmed to NATO that information about the new cigarette and OTP tax rates will be posted on the agency’s website early next week, including the necessary forms needed to report and file the floor-stocks tax. Reta
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 16, 2016 01:52
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[Pennsylvania] Vape shops, tobacco users, downloaders, hit with taxes

Small neighborhood vape shops might have a harder time staying open now that Pennsylvania will tax their products in the same way as other tobacco products... Some tobacco products, such as smokeless and loose tobacco, also face new taxes. Smoking substi
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 15, 2016 12:24
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