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[California] Presidential Primary Election Results | June 5, 2012

No 29 Tax on Cigarettes for Cancer Research 2,475,252 49.8% 2,491,104 50.2%
California Secretary of State
added Jun 21, 2012 17:03
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[Alabama] House Speaker Mike Hubbard says session collapsed after cigarette tax failed

said hopes of solving the state budget shortfall during the special session essentially died earlier this week when a committee snuffed out a proposal to raise the tax on cigarettes....the House Ways and Means General Fund Committee rejected the cigarette
AL.com
added Aug 8, 2015 14:04
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Oregon Lawmakers Look To Cigars For More Revenue

Cigar smokers in Oregon could soon have to pay more in taxes. A legislative committee could advance a measure as soon as Tuesday that would remove a cap on the cigar tax. Analysts say lawmakers could expect to raise a smokin' $5 million per year in extra
Northwest Public Radio (Pullman, WA)
added Jun 26, 2015 15:21
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[Africa, Ghana] Expedite the Tobacco Tax Legislation process -Govt. urged

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation, has appealed to President John Dramani Mahama to reject tobacco industry interferences in developing national Tobacco Tax Policy. “The recent proposal from the Ministry of Fin
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:30
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Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau John J. Manfreda, Administrator Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance (PDF)

given the increased financial incentives for unlawful diversion following tobacco tax rate increases, illicit schemes to evade federal excise taxes will continue to evolve and require an ongoing and dedicated enforcement presence to address them.
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:08
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[Africa] Tobacco companies in Uganda oppose planned increase in taxes

BATU said the rise was detrimental to the industry. “Such sharp increases usually lead to a rise in illicit trade, currently standing at over 20 per cent of the market value, which is damaging to stakeholders, including the public health lobby,” said Di
East African Standard (ke)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:46
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Bob Suh: Tax other tobacco products same as cigarettes

Even though we have seen a decrease in cigarette smoking, we have seen an alarming increase in the use of Other Tobacco Products (OTPs) among youth. Examples of OTPs include chewing tobacco, little cigars, snus and snuff. These products do not fit under
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Sep 17, 2013 11:25
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[Wisconsin] Roll-your-own cigarettes move toward taxation at The Assembly Room

Dane County Circuit Judge John Markson denied an injunction request from The Assembly Room Inc., which operates the private, nonprofit club in Menomonee Falls. The Assembly Room, which opened in November, offers a no-alcohol social outlet for adults who
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Feb 16, 2013 22:44
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[Europe] Croatia Will Increase Excise Tax on Tobacco From July

Croatia will raise excise taxes on tobacco products after it joins the European Union in July, Finance Minister Slavko Linic said.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 2, 2012 13:44
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[Florida] Roll-Your-Own Cigarette Stores Owner Fighting Feds To Stay Open

Sam Bontempo, partnership owner of the closed Tobacco Road, roll-your-own cigarette shops in the Tampa Bay area, is set to fight a federal law that led to higher taxes on discounted smokes. The Brandon shop was one of the more popular sites.
Patch.org
added Jul 24, 2012 18:38
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