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[Pennsylvania] Pa. Lawmaker Countering 40% Vape Tax

Proposal would swap tax for 5-cents-per-milliliter alternative
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:29

AUDIO: Asia Minute: Indonesia’s Tobacco Wars

A recent development in Southeast Asia has sparked a national debate in the region’s largest economy. Indonesia is wrestling with questions of public health, education, and smoking. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
Hawaii Public Radio
added Aug 29, 2016 16:48
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[California] Editorial, Aug. 28, 2016: Vote yes on Proposition 56, tobacco tax

a tax will whittle away the amount of money the state collects from tobacco sales, because it will mean fewer people are smoking. That’s because tobacco taxes and the health care programs they fund are effective at reducing smoking. This tax will save li
Santa Cruz County (CA) Sentinel
added Aug 28, 2016 08:01

California’s misguided anti-vaping measure will harm public health

apply comparable levels of taxation to e-cigarettes and most other vaping-related products, is a misguided effort that will harm both public health and consumer choice, according to a new policy short by R Street Western Region Director Steven Greenhut an
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45


government “bootleggers” are using Prop 56 to attack a less-harmful alternative to smoking in an effort to maintain their tax addiction. They’ve recruited the “Baptist” pleasure police of the anti-tobacco lobby to do their dirty work. The consequence
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45

Big Tobacco blowing smoke in claim about California's Prop 56

The claim that Prop 56 "cheats" schools goes too far. It might have been accurate to say the measure exempts most all revenue from going to schools. But the term chosen by No on 56 is misleading. We rate the claim Mostly False.
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[South Carolina] Could Beaufort County ban smoking outside of all buildings that get taxpayer money?

Sneaking out to the parking lot between classes at the Technical College of the Lowcountry for a quick cigarette? Smoke ’em if you got ’em, because you may not be able to in the future. Beaufort County staff has proposed an expansion of the county’s smo
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45

[Ireland] SWEANOR: Now is not the time to tax e-cigarette liquid

we should say yes to health-focused cigarette taxation. But yes, too, to giving smokers a viable alternative. Then, maybe, when vaping products have replaced cigarettes there will be a basis for taxing them. Especially if even less hazardous products are
Irish Times (ie)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:44

[Nevada] California Ranks As Least Tax Friendly State

Kiplinger has ranked California the “least tax friendly state.”...Cigarettes are taxed $0.87 per pack and all other tobacco products are taxed at 28% of the wholesale price...Nevada does have a higher cigarette tax ($1.80 per pack) (Sonora, CA)
added Aug 26, 2016 23:42

[California] Chronicle recommends: Yes on Prop. 56

We do agree with one point Big Tobacco is making: Passage of Prop. 56 will generate a steadily diminishing revenue stream. This is a good thing. It means fewer people will be smoking. This will save lives, lower the burden on the state budget and help bu
San Francisco Chronicle
added Aug 26, 2016 17:10
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