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Cigarette Revenue Drop Surprises Pennsylvania Legislators

To make up for declining cigarette tax revenues, some state legislators are proposing higher excise taxes for other tobacco products.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added May 6, 2013 13:39
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[Pennsylvania] BONAVITA: Toomey's cigars stance puts jobs and votes ahead of public health

Toomey is on the wrong side of this issue. So is Scarnati. If tobacco is so lethal that its manufacturers had to pay billions to states, then the feds should regulate all forms of tobacco, not exempt the forms that provide votes for incumbents or campai
Dubois (PA) Courier-Express
added Aug 12, 2012 18:24
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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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[Pennsylvania] Chester approves rule curtailing smoking

City council amended Wednesday an ordinance governing parks, playgrounds and recreational centers to ban tobacco use in any form within 50 feet of playgrounds, swimming pools and athletic fields.
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Jun 20, 2012 08:26
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[Pennsylvania] Cigar tax in Pa. 2015 budget would drive out cigar industry, businessman says

Zimmerman, owner of The Tobacco Company, a premium cigar outlet, is concerned that Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed 2015 state budget would do just that. Under Wolf's proposed $30 billion state spending plan, cigars would be taxed at 40 percent of the wholesale
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Mar 8, 2015 09:41
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: OUR OPINION: PA. TOBACCO POLICIES Cigar tax lost in smoke screen

Someone very powerful in Pennsylvania doesn’t want to see a state tax collected on cigar sales... For now, it seems the health and survival of Pennsylvania’s cigar industry remains a chief concern of the majority of state lawmakers, topping worries abou
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Feb 18, 2014 21:16
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[Pennsylvania] Electronic cigarettes are not a big hit with teens

Smoke shop owners and school administrators supporting legislation to prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors acknowledge the devices are not a teenage craze. “I didn't know it was legal to sell to kids,” said Gabrielle Williams, co-owner o
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Dec 16, 2013 02:24
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Our take: York Housing Authority's no-smoking rule makes sense

Maybe back off enforcing the rules about smoking outside near units - or have a designated smoking area. And for goodness sake, forget the rule banning the use of electronic cigarettes - which merely emit water vapor. Why would the authority outlaw devi
York (PA) Daily Record
added Jun 16, 2012 07:54
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[Pennsylvania] Proposal to Ban Smoking at Ross Parks and Playgrounds Goes Up in Smoke

Most commissioners point to difficulty in enforcement.
Patch.org
added Jul 19, 2012 14:33
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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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