A $45 billion infrastructure plan passed by Illinois law makers on June 1 includes a $1 per-pack cigarette tax hike, which would result in a $2.98 tax per-pack on cigarettes.
The bill raising the excise on tobacco products is only waiting for President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature to become law following its final approval by the House of Representatives and the Senate at the close of the 17th Congress on Tuesday.
Vaping business owners in Colorado expect a fresh push to tax nicotine liquid next year following a failed attempt to introduce a ballot initiative for voters to decide on its introduction in November.
SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Thailand: Tax-evasion lawsuit to proceed against Philip Morris
PUBLIC Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn assured yesterday that a lawsuit against a leading tobacco firm over tax-evasion charges would continue as normal.
A bill passed by Vermont's two legislative chambers to impose a 92 percent wholesale tax on vaping products, including liquid-filled cartridges and electronic devices is likely to be signed by the governor.
Oregon may turn to cigarette and e-cigarette taxes in order to save the Medicaid program.
SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Cambodia: Health experts call for more tobacco taxes to save lives
Health experts on Tuesday called on the government to save Cambodian lives by raising tobacco taxes and use the revenues to expand healthcare benefits for the general public.
Health experts are calling for the government to increase tobacco tax and use the money to expand health care benefits for the general public.
Connecticut and New York levy the highest cigarette taxes of any state, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.
Tobacco taxes collected by the federal government in fiscal year 2018 declined 6.2 percent over revenues for the previous year, according to recently released figures.
The federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has released due dates for alcohol and tobacco product manufacturers to pay their 2019 excise tax obligations.
NEW YORK STATE VAPOR ASSOCIATION: NYSVA Finds It Tragic that Budget Taxes New Yorkers for Quitting Smoking
20% vapor tax will dissuade smokers from quitting
SOUTHEAST ASIAN TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Philippines: Anti-smoking advocates see higher sin tax as key vs TB
ANTI-SMOKING advocates renewed on Friday, March 22, their call for higher tax rates for cigarettes saying it would be beneficial in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) epidemic in the Philippines.
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney recently proposed a 50-cent cigarette-tax increase as part of his 2020 budget, a move that experts say would hit the city’s low-income residents hardest.