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[Delaware] Smokers, retailers burn as Pennsylvania cigarette tax rises

When Pennsylvania’s cigarette tax goes up by a buck per pack on Monday, it will give smokers one more reason to quit or cross the border. The tax, headed to $2.60 from $1.60, will push the price of a pack above $7, the largest single increase on the state
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 1, 2016 01:17
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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] Cigarette tax hike, expansion of sales tax to digital downloads part of Pa. revenue package

TOBACCO: Imposes a 55-cents-per-ounce tax on roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco to generate about $50 million.... ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES: Imposes a 40 percent tax on the wholesale price of electronic cigarettes, including vapor producing devices
Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Jul 14, 2016 16:57
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[Pennsylvania] Editorial: Smokers, gamblers bear weight of Pa. budget

"Sinners" — gamblers, tobacco users — are an easier mark. What's bad for their pocketbook will be good for their health — and Pennsylvania's budget.
Pocono Record
added Jul 13, 2016 18:27
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New Pennsylvania will tax tobacco used to make roll-your-own cigarettes

Governor Tom Wolf (D-Pennsylvania) signed the new tobacco tax into law this week. Big or small, strong or weak, “rollers” can create their cigarettes to their liking, using tobacco and rolling papers. “You get used to the flavor, and a normal cigarette d
WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
added Dec 30, 2015 22:24
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. recoups $120 million in battle over tobacco settlement

Thursday's ruling by Judge Patricia McInerney took with one hand and gave with the other. McInerney denied the state's motion to vacate the arbitrators' decision. But she granted the financial relief that the state had requested. The ruling hinges on t
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Apr 10, 2014 22:42
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[Pennsylvania] Mother: flicked cigarette was to teach her 'how to drive'

Child burned by cigarette in road rage incident
WHTM-TV ABC27.com (Harrisburg, PA)
added May 15, 2012 13:31
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[Pennsylvania] Nonsmoking is killing tax revenue

Pennsylvanians are buying fewer cigarettes, according to state sales tax collections. While that may be good news on the health front, a recent decline in cigarette tax collection means a bigger-than-expected revenue gap as the commonwealth scrutinizes
Pocono Record
added May 8, 2013 07:05
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[Europe, Pennsylvania] BAKKER: TERROR FINANCING AND THE BLACK MARKET CIGARETTE TRADE

Regressive tax rises on cigarettes bring in relatively little money, have a minimal impact on overall smoking levels, and effectively help fund the greatest threat Western liberal democracies has faced in living memory – Islamist terrorism.
Front Page Magazine (Center for the Study of Popular Culture)
added Aug 3, 2016 17:44
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Pennsylvania Weighs Tobacco Tax

House Appropriations Committee has approved a $31.5 billion state budget that raises taxes on cigarettes from $1.60 per pack to $2.60 per pack, Trib Live reports. According to the Federal Tax Administration, the $1 increase would take Pennsylvania from th
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 29, 2016 19:55
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