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Taxes

Mississippi Bills Could Increase Cigar Prices

A pair of bills introduced in the Mississippi legislature would raise the price of cigars in the state. H.B. 1499 would increase the state tax...
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Wyoming Tobacco Tax Increase Bill Fails

Last week, a bill was introduced in Wyoming that would have tripled the cigar tax; this week, the bill failed. H.B. 218 would have increased...
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Michigan Senators Propose Extending Cigar Tax Cap Indefinitely

The battle over Michigan’s 50-cent cap on the cigar tax will add a new chapter this legislation as five senators have introduced a bill to...
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Bill Introduced in Congress Would Ban Internet Cigar & E-Cigarette Sales, Flavored Tobacco

A new bill introduced in Congress would drastically change the U.S. federal government’s laws regarding tobacco products, most notably, banning the sale of cigars online...
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New Mexico Tobacco Tax and Purchasing Age Increase Bills Gets New Life

As quickly as one tobacco tax increase proposal in New Mexico died, another one has popped up to take its place. S.B. 72, which was...
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Wyoming Legislators Seek Near Tripling of Cigar Tax

A group of Wyoming state legislators is seeking to nearly triple the state’s tax on cigars while raising the tax on all other tobacco products...
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Nebraska Legislator Proposes Capping State’s Cigar Tax at 50 Cents

While Nebraska doesn’t have a truly oppressive tobacco tax, one state legislator is looking to drive down the cost of cigars in the state by...
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Hawaii Legislators Propose 50-Cent Cigar Tax Cap

A pair of Hawaii state legislators are hoping to give cigar smokers in the state a bit of financial relief at the cash register by...
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Rhode Island’s Governor Repeats Proposal for Higher Tobacco Taxes

Rhode Island’s governor is looking to make cigars a bit more expensive in her recently released FY 2020 budget proposal. Like she did in 2018,...
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Oregon’s Cigar Tax Cap Challenged

A bill seeking to remove Oregon’s 50-cent per cigar tax cap has been introduced to the state’s legislature, and if it passes, will drastically increase...
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New Hampshire Legislator’s Bill Would Remove Cigar Tax Exemption

For years, cigar smokers in New Hampshire have been envied by those in other states for one main reason: they are not subject to paying...
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