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$2-Per-Pack Cigarette Tax Clears First of Legislative Hurdles

Marlboro Lights Cigarettes

California lawmakers decided not to make smoking people pay more for health insurance, but they may be more ready to make smokers pay more for cigarettes. A new bill proposing to increase the tax on cigarettes by $2 per pack

Cigarette tax hike quickly stubbed out

Ciagrette Pack

BOISE – When a proposed $1.25-per- pack cigarette tax increase was rejected by a House committee last week – the panel refused to introduce the bill or allow a hearing – two North Idaho lawmakers were outspoken in their opposition

Cigarette tax payments to be monitored closely

The Department of Taxation was authorized Tuesday to hire three investigators to ensure small tobacco companies are paying 2 cents per cigarette to the state. Taxation Director William Chisel told the state Board of Examiners that the employees must make

Indonesia To Raise Cigarette Excise By 15 Percent On Jan 1, 2012

The Indonesian government will increase its tobacco excise by 15 percent starting on Jan 1 next year, as an effort to reduce consumption that can help protect people health, according to China’s Xinhua news agency, citing local media reports on

Japan PM Says Cigarette Tax Hike One Option – Kyodo

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda said an increase in cigarette taxes could be included in the tax hike to fund reconstruction works following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, Kyodo News reported Friday. “It would be ill-balanced if we were

Health Minister proposes raising cigarette taxes

Minister for Health, Labor and Welfare Yoko Komiyama proposed Sept. 5 to raise taxes on cigarettes to help fund recovery from the March 11 disasters. “Last year I proposed raising cigarette taxes by 100 yen a year,” the minister told

A New Climb among Adult Smokers

This year was a favorable one for tobacco products. As health officials declared that cigarette smoking rose slightly for the first time in almost 15 years. According to 2008 survey, was found that 21 percent of U.S. adults smoked. But