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BOEHM: Pennsylvania’s New Tax on Vape Shops is Forcing Them Out of Business

The estimated 350 vape shops scatter across Pennsylvania are getting hit hard by the new 40 percent wholesale tax on all vaping equipment and supplies. The real kicker is that the same 40 percent tax applies not only to purchases made after October 1—the
Reason Magazine
added Oct 5, 2016 14:53
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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] Tobacco manufacturers request Supreme Court tackle MSA arbitration settlement

The nation's largest tobacco manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to tackle a decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court affecting $120 million in Master Settlement Agreement money. A writ of certiorari was filed April 21 by R.J. Reynolds Toba
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 2, 2016 19:43
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[Pennsylvania] Tax angers smokers, may force vape shops to close

The state Legislature's attempt to balance the budget with a tax increase on tobacco-related products predictably has many business owners and smokers fuming. “It will definitely impact the amount of business being done,” David Roth, owner of Tobacco Al
Somerset (PA) Daily American
added Aug 1, 2016 00:53
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[Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania] Tobacco companies seek U.S. Supreme Court hearing; hundreds of millions of dollars at stake

largest tobacco manufacturers have filed a second petition...The manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether the Federal Arbitration Act — which governs contract agreements involving interstate commerce — pre-empts contrary state
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 7, 2016 13:38
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[Pennsylvania] Lawyer fights $1M fine over banned 'smoking' testimony that prompted new 4-week trial

Insurance defense attorney Nancy Raynor says her assets have been frozen and a lien put on her home because her witness had a slip of the tongue ... judge had ruled that jurors were not to hear that a deceased lung-cancer patient had been a smoker.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2015 17:11
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[Pennsylvania] Editorial: As culture changes, Great American Smokeout still critical

Unfortunately sales of little cigars that contain many of the same cancer-causing substances as cigarettes increased 240 percent between 1997 and 2007. Because they can be candy or fruit-flavored and usually cost a lot less than cigarettes, little cigars
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Nov 19, 2012 15:45
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. Lawmaker Countering 40% Vape Tax

Proposal would swap tax for 5-cents-per-milliliter alternative
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:29
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[Pennsylvania] Lawmakers pass $1.3B budget bailout package, governor signs

approved a $1.3 billion election year revenue package that hinges on a $1-per-pack cigarette tax increase to balance...would also include...an extension of wholesale taxes to roll-your-own tobacco and electronic cigarettes, including vapor devices and liq
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 14, 2016 13:33
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: When will discrimination vs. smokers stop? Now Wolf is piling on

Why would our governor want them to quit? It's a huge income for our state. I say again it's discrimination. A fair tax taxes everyone equally. My smoking friends are in their 80s. They have no thoughts of quitting since it hasn't killed them yet.
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added May 2, 2015 17:02
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