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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] Pa. should emulate Florida's approach to teen smoking

Part of Florida's experience offers a model for other states. One key is that 15 percent of its share of the national tobacco settlement fund is dedicated to youth smoking prevention efforts ... Florida's experience proves that substantial progress can
Shamokin (PA) News-Item
added Sep 13, 2013 17:34
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fair taxation  just so much cigar smoke

what’s a Pennsylvania budget without some special-interest favoritism? Lawmakers rejected a tax on cigars while raising or establishing taxes on all other tobacco products...tobacco lobbyists have spent millions of dollars in Harrisburg warding off the ci
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 13:44
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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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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] Gettysburg re-enactor saves stogie for event finale

"It's a really good Dominican cigar," he said, of the thick stogie he'd been storing in rags to keep it from drying out. ... The history of tobacco during the Civil War has spurred business at Gettysburg Cigar Co. since owner Gary Mohan opened the doors
Lebanon (PA) Daily News
added Jul 8, 2013 03:52
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[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes will cost more starting Monday; tax on e-cigs and vape will soon follow

Starting October 1st, a 40-percent wholesale tax will be imposed on vapor products in Pennsylvania. The owners of Vapor Café in Ephrata, Lancaster County, Kerry and Raymond Medina, say mom and pop shops may go out of business as a result. They don't wan
WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:26
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EXTRAS ON EXCISE: PENNSYLVANIA TO CIGARETTES AND OTHER TOBACCO PRODUCTS — YOU’RE ALL GETTING TAXED!

The state took about nine months to pass a budget, but now that they’ve got one, it means they are handing out taxes like Oprah gives away cars to her audience. The state’s new cigarette tax rate became effective on Aug. 1. The rate jumped $0.05, from $0
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Aug 5, 2016 14:43
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[Pennsylvania] $2-per-pack cigarette tax for schools is finally approved

The Pennsylvania Senate this afternoon approved, 39-11, a long-debated $2-per-pack cigarette tax for Philadelphia to help close the School District's budget gap. Gov. Corbett promptly announced that he would sign the bill. Signing will take place at 11:3
Philadelphia Public School Notebook
added Sep 24, 2014 18:24
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[New York, Pennsylvania] Editorial: Hefty tobacco tax increase invites black market sales

The clear implication is that a strong black market for cigarettes exists in New York State. A bootlegger could easily stuff 50 cases of Virginia cigarettes into a van... Let’s make this the last increase on cigarette taxes in Pennsylvania. If the additi
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Jul 25, 2016 20:45
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