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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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[Pennsylvania] AG Shapiro: Settlement reached with tobacco companies over disputed payments

resolving 20 years of disputes and future disputes relating to the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. Under the settlement, Pennsylvania will receive nearly $357 million in tobacco settlement money during fiscal year 2018 – 2019 on top of the $350
WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
added Jun 22, 2018 20:33
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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
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 29, 2016 19:55
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[Pennsylvania] Mixed reviews after two months of city's cigarette tax

is on track to generate $5 million more this year than expected for Philadelphia's public schools, while also causing subtle and significant shifts across the region. Some city merchants hate the $2-a-pack hike, saying it is costing them customers. Publi
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Dec 7, 2014 17:40
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Our View: A smokers’ ban that goes too far

exceptions include places such as tobacco shops, casino floors, private clubs (American Legion and VFW), truck stops with shower facilities and bars where food makes up 20 percent or less of gross sales, according to the Associated Press. People can choo
Carlisle (PA) Sentinel
added Jan 28, 2014 08:00
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. to fight costly ruling in tobacco dispute

The state attorney general's office plans to challenge an arbitration decision related to payments from tobacco companies that threatens to blow a $170 million hole in the state budget next year, officials said Tuesday.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 26, 2013 05:12
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. joins 30 states in rejecting ’98 tobacco master settlement

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said this week that the commonwealth has opted to decline the tobacco industry’s settlement arising out of the 1998 lawsuit, with the Keystone State instead vowing to continue litigation. Kane was quoted as sa
The Pennsylvania Record
added Apr 18, 2013 15:04
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[Pennsylvania] CARPENTER: Cigarette smoking attitudes represent a cultural upheaval

Smoking, however, often affects others in various ways and, when it comes to the acceptance of smoking, it is amazing how the tide has turned. The reaction to Sunday's column about smoking by parasites on public assistance was pretty much 100 percent in
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Jul 13, 2012 05:49
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: We're smoking mad that Harrisburg won't let Philly govern

Recently, City Council introduced legislation to ban fruit- and candy-flavored cigars and cigarillos – products that appeal to children.... Harrisburg shot them down...Altria – the parent company of Phillip Morris, and the maker of Black & Mild, the popu
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 11, 2018 21:31
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