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[Montana] Great Falls vape shop owner reacts to proposed tobacco tax increase

The Montana Senate on Thursday approved a big increase in state tobacco taxes, which supporters said would help fund healthcare costs related to smoking while encouraging more people to quit, or not start. The Senate voted 27-22 for Senate Bill 354, whi
KRTV (Great Falls, MT)
added Apr 1, 2017 11:59

Will California’s new cigarette tax make more smokers quit?

“Absolutely, I’m quitting. I refuse to pay it,” said Citrus Heights resident Heather Jarrett, a smoker for 21 years, who said the new tax will mean an extra $120 a month to cover her and her husband’s nicotine habit. “It’s not a small amount.” One of he
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Apr 1, 2017 11:59

[California] Fresno smokers fuming over $2-a-pack cigarette tax increase

California is trying to tell people what they can and cannot do for their own good, he said. “It’s the nanny state.” A cheap pack of cigarettes, which sold for $3.79 on Friday, will cost $5.79 on Saturday. And the popular brands, such as Marlboro and C
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Apr 1, 2017 11:58
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[California] Businesses and smokers brace for cigarette tax hike

In anticipation of Saturday’s tax increase, which will increase the tax per pack of cigarettes to $2.87 from the current tax of .87 cents, local gas station, smoke shop and liquor store owners say they have experienced an unpredictable procession of toba
Sonora (CA) Union Democrat
added Apr 1, 2017 11:52

[California] Smokers stock up on cigarettes before $2 tax hike

By Friday afternoon, the shelves at Talal Mogh’s smoke shop — usually stocked full of cigarette cartons — were nearly empty. “We don’t usually sell that much,” said Mogh, owner of Cigarette City in Redding. “Today, it’s been crazy.” That’s because on S
Redding (CA) Record-Searchlight
added Apr 1, 2017 11:44

Why the cost of cigarettes just went up in California

Smokers can thank California voters, who on Nov. 8, voted yes on Proposition 56 — the biggest tax on cigarettes since the state began taxing them in 1959. The money will be used to administer the tax, augment Medi-Cal and fund more doctors, prevention pr
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Apr 1, 2017 11:42

New California cigarette tax rate increase is no joke

April Fool’s Day will greet smokers with a cigarette tax rate increase that will take a big bite out of their wallets. The new cigarette tax rate increase will see the state tax on a pack of 20 cigarettes jump from 87 cents to $2.87, with the tax includi
Victor Valley (CA) Press
added Apr 1, 2017 11:35

[California] Cigarettes go up $2 a pack on Saturday

When lifelong cigarette smokers Richard Rosas and Manny Mendoza confronted the reality of a $2-a-pack tax hike — set to split their wallets on Saturday — they both said it seemed like the right time to finally quit. “I’ve been thinking about it,” Rosas
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Apr 1, 2017 11:26

[Montana, Virginia] Shadowy DC organization urges opposition to cigarette tax bill, collects emails

a Virginia-based organization that does not disclose its donors nor its spending has launched an online campaign to attack Gov. Steve Bullock and to fight a bill that would increase the state’s tobacco tax....“Paid for by American Potential.”
The Missoulian
added Apr 2, 2017 01:30

[California] Bad news for smokers, as $2 cigarette tax kicks in Saturday

The price of other nicotine delivery products, such as dipping tobacco, little cigars, and e-cigarettes - also known as vaping devices - will be affected by the tax. According to data available through the Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community program,
Sierra (CA) Star
added Apr 1, 2017 11:58
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