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Omaha, Neb. Extends Tobacco Tax Indefinitely

Since 2013, smokers in Omaha have been paying an additional three percent tax on their tobacco. While that tax had a sunset clause of 2022,...
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House Subcommittee Passes Bill Banning Online Sales of Tobacco Products, Flavored Tobacco, Increase Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

One of the strongest federal anti-tobacco bills proposed in recent memory passed its first hurdle earlier today. The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Health...
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Several Colorado Tobacco Tax Increases Pass

On Tuesday, voters in several Colorado counties and cities were presented with ballot measures asking whether or not to impose a new tax on tobacco...
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Sen. Durbin Files Tobacco Tax Equity Act

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., has introduced the Tobacco Tax Equity Act Of 2019, through which he seeks to establish the first federal tax on e-cigarettes,...
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Eagle County, Colo. Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age, Sends Tax Increase to Voters

Like many of its neighboring municipalities have done in recent weeks, Eagle County has voted in favor of raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco...
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California Closing Another Cigar Tax Loophole

For the second time in the last year, the State of California is closing a tax loophole used by cigar companies. Effective Oct. 1, 2019,...
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Boulder, Colo. Considers Flavor Tobacco Ban, Increased Purchasing Age & Higher Taxes for Tobacco

Yesterday, the Boulder City Council gave its initial support to a trio of anti-tobacco measures, including one that could make the Colorado city the most...
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Pitkin County, Colo. Voters Could Increase Tobacco Tax

Voters in another Colorado municipality will be asked whether they support a tobacco tax increase when they get their ballots this fall. This time, it’s...
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Crested Butte, Colo. Voters to Decide New Tobacco Tax

This November, the voters of Crested Butte will decide whether or not to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $3 per pack...
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Maine Tobacco Tax Increase Signed by Governor, Cigar Tax to Double

While the majority of the cigar industry was wrapping up the 2019 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show in Las Vegas, Nev., Maine Governor Janet Mills...
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