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Wyoming House kills tobacco, lodging, wind taxes

House Bill 43, the tobacco tax, sponsored by the Joint Revenue Interim Committee, would have increased the tax rate on tobacco products from 60 cents to $1.60 on, for example, a pack of cigarettes. Jason Mincer, American Cancer Society government relati
Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
added Feb 18, 2018 02:56

Groups Push Tobacco Tax for Wyoming Health and Revenue

Volunteers with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network gathered at the state Capitol on Tuesday to urge lawmakers to pass House Bill 43, which would raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $1. Jason Mincer, the group's Wyoming government rela
Public News Service (PNS)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:00

[Wyoming] Tobacco Free Workplace and Grounds for the Hub on Smith

On Monday, February 5, The Hub on Smith in Sheridan will become a tobacco free workplace and grounds. Although the organisation has been smoke free inside the facility for awhile, the next step is intended to ensure a healthy environment extends to the o
KROE (Sheridan, WY)
added Jan 31, 2018 02:34
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[Wyoming] Cigarette tax hike killed by Senate committee

A Senate committee killed a bill Thursday that would have raised the state tax on cigarettes by 30 cents a pack and helped offset some of the state revenue being lost from the energy industry downturn.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 17, 2017 23:59
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[Wyoming] McDaniel: No need to revisit ban on smoking in public places

Smoke-free laws that prohibit smoking in all indoor areas of a venue fully protect nonsmokers from involuntary exposure to secondhand smoke indoors.” Here’s hoping Mr. Johnson’s colleagues will not take the bait. This matter was decided correctly 10 yea
Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
added Oct 8, 2016 15:38


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

[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

[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

[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

[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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