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Pennsylvania Governor Signs Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill

Pennsylvania is officially joining the Tobacco 21 movement, as on Wednesday, Gov. Tom Wolf signed S.B. 473 into law. The bill raises the minimum age…

Pennsylvania Senator Plans to Introduce Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

Pennsylvania State Senator Mario Scavello, R-Monroe County, has announced his plans to introduce a bill into the legislature that seeks to raise the minimum age…

40 Percent Cigar Tax Proposal Returns in Pennsylvania

As expected, a proposed tax on cigars is back on the table in Pennsylvania. Yesterday, 15 Democrats in the state senate introduced S.B. 13, which…

Pennsylvania Governor’s Budget Defeated, Massive Cigar Tax Avoided (Update)

On Monday, cigar smokers around the U.S. got a big win as the budget of Gov. Tom Wolf (D) was defeated in Pennsylvania. That budget…

Proposed 40 Percent Cigar Tax in Pennsylvania

Last year, S.B. 1292 was introduced in the Pennsylvania legislature. The proposed legislation would have increased the excise tax sold on cigars in Pennsylvania from…