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WYOMING REJECTS PROPOSED CIGARETTE TAX HIKE

a Wyoming House-Senate committee killed another attempt to raise the state’s cigarette tax by $1.25 per pack, the Caspar Star Tribune reports. The Joint Revenue Committee had been asked by the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network to increase th
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:20
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[Wyoming] Revenue committee snuffs out tobacco tax increase

The state’s tax on tobacco products will remain among the lowest in the nation, as the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Interim Revenue Committee opted to reject ...The decision came after tobacco company lobbyists argued that increasing the current tax would
Wyoming Business Report
added Sep 24, 2016 15:10
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[Wyoming] Rodeo Competitors Fight Smokeless Tobacco Use at Laramie Jubilee Days

Two professional rodeo contestants will ride exclusively for the Oral Cancer Foundation this weekend as part of Laramie Jubilee Days with a goal of preventing young fans from using smokeless tobacco.
KOWB 1290 (Laramie, WY)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:35
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[Wyoming] LETTER: Public housing smoking ban really about tyranny

This is only one example of how tyranny is infiltrating the U.S. government. Liberal Democrats and Republicans promise handouts all day long. What they don't tell you, until it's too late, is what strings are attached. Our government has stopped prevent
Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
added Nov 29, 2015 16:02
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[Wyoming] Online Lawmakers punt on tobacco tax hike proposal

The Joint Revenue Interim Committee decided Friday not to sponsor a bill for the upcoming legislative session to raise the taxes. The panel took no action after several health advocates urged the lawmakers to more than double the state’s current 60-cent
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Nov 23, 2015 17:55
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Wyoming lawmakers drop tobacco tax hike proposal

The Joint Revenue Interim Committee decided Friday not to sponsor a bill for the upcoming legislative session to raise the taxes. The panel took no action after several health advocates urged the lawmakers to more than double the state's current 60-cent
Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
added Nov 21, 2015 21:47
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[Wyoming] Motel fire that killed Casper man may have caused by smoking

A fire on Friday at the Topper Motel in Casper that killed a 56-year-old man may have been caused by a lit cigarette.
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Nov 17, 2015 17:22
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[Wyoming] Tobacco Tax Hike Could Curb Smoking

one other topic of discussion will be whether to raise the state tobacco tax. A dollar increase would raise 20 million dollars but the hope is that it will also curtail smoking. Jason Mincer is the government relations director for the American Cancer So
Wyoming Public Radio
added Nov 14, 2015 16:37
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[Wyoming] Voters approve full smoking ban in Casper

Nearly 54 percent of voters favored extending the city's smoking ban to bars, according to unofficial but complete election results. More than 6,200 people cast ballots in the election. Kim Holloway, a former member of the Casper City Council, was confi
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Nov 5, 2015 01:12
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[Wyoming] Tuesday vote determines future of smoking in Casper bars

Many hope Tuesday’s vote will spell an end to the long debate, which started with a 2012 ban that the city then retracted before a petition took the issue to the courts. Casper City Councilman Steve Cathey said residents are tired of the issue and wants
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Nov 3, 2015 16:46
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