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California Cigar Tax More Than Doubles

Cigars in California will suddenly be more expensive. Starting July 1, California’s tax rate for other tobacco products (OTP), including cigars, will increase from 27.3 to…

California Voters Approve Massive Cigar, Cigarette Tax Increase

For the first time since 1999, California has raised the taxes on cigarettes—and thanks to an interesting provision in the state laws, the state’s taxes…

California Tobacco Tax Increase Qualifies for November Ballot

Voters will decide the future of a proposed tobacco tax, as on Thursday California Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced that Proposition 56 qualified for the ballot….