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CALIFORNIA TOBACCO TAX HIKE PROPOSAL STALLS IN SENATE

Last week, the California Senate did not renew SB-591, the California Tobacco Tax Act of 2015, meaning the bill is dead, although the proposal could be coming back for the 2016 session in the form of a new bill.
HalfWheel
added Feb 10, 2016 04:37
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22nd Century’s very low nicotine cigarettes identified as an important public health tool to reduce smoking rates in New Zealand

announced today that public health advocates in New Zealand have contacted them to introduce 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine (VLN) cigarettes into commerce in New Zealand at much lower tax rate than that of conventional cigarettes. They believe a Very L
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Feb 10, 2016 02:20
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Potential tobacco tax could boost illegal industry, some aldermen say

It sounds like a plan few people could argue with, but on Monday night quite a few aldermen did. They say they have a very good reason; a booming illegal industry in some neighborhoods. The problem is not new. “Loosies,” as they are known. Single cigare
CLTV (Chicago, IL)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:32
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[Illinois] New Tobacco Tax Resisted By Aldermen Who Cite Sales of 'Loosies'

met resistance in the City Council Monday over its impact on small businesses and the already "epidemic" sales of "loosies" on the street. Ald. Edward Burke (14th), chairman of the Finance Committee considering the proposal, eventually shelved the plan f
DNAinfo
added Feb 9, 2016 19:21
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Bills Seek to Cut Maryland Cigar Tax in Half

A pair of bills currently moving through the Maryland legislature are trying to give premium cigar smokers a break at the cash register by cutting the cigar tax in half, at least for a few years. SB 320, introduced by Sens. John C. Astle, D-30, and Jame
HalfWheel
added Feb 9, 2016 19:11
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[Illinois] Emanuel's plan to raise smoking age, tobacco taxes snuffed out

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to raise Chicago’s smoking age from 18 to 21, slap a $6 million tax on cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco and ban coupons and discounts was snuffed out Monday — for the time being at least — after running into a
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 9, 2016 19:08
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[Indiana] No cigars, or Sunday alcohol, from the Legislature this year

Miller, R-Avon, was ready to make for a tax on cheap, brown-wrapped tobacco products that look a lot like cigarettes in shape, size, filter and packaging. But his proposal to close a loophole excluding popular “little cigars” from the cigarette tax flame
Batesville Herald Tribune (IN)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:07
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[UK] Civil servants wined and dined by bankers and tobacco giants: Hospitality rules even softer than in Brussels!

The report revealed that officials from HM Revenue & Customs were entertained by firms including Unilever, Sky and Imperial Tobacco – raising further questions about the taxman’s closeness to big business.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 13:06
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Campaign to raise tobacco tax in Missouri caught in anti-abortion snag

rival tobacco tax increases are gathering signatures ...One proposal would fund early childhood education, while other would go towards road and bridge repair A lawsuit aimed at one measure stokes concerns that it opens the door for public money to abort
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Feb 9, 2016 12:53
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[Illinois] Emanuel tobacco tax package stalls

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's bid to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products in Chicago to 21 stalled Monday after aldermen complained that tax increases in the ordinance would further drive up illegal cigarette sales and hurt city businesses.
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 9, 2016 07:31
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