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Tobacco Taxes

Tripling Tobacco Taxes Worldwide 'Could Prevent 200 Million Early Deaths'

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Trebling tobacco tax globally would cut smoking by a third and prevent 200 million premature...

Nate C. Hindman

Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Stores May Cease To Exist Under New Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 07.10.2012 | Small Business

As members of Congress praised the transportation bill that passed last Friday, owners of some small tobacco shops cringed. A measure sponsored by...

Governor Cuomo Says No New Taxes in Budget but Loophole Closure Is a Tax on Smokers

Audrey Silk | Posted 03.25.2012 | New York
Audrey Silk

"Loophole closing action" is an appalling use of creative speech to cover up a devious aspect of the budget which asserts it contains no new taxes. Really? Well how about two new tobacco taxes!

States Look To Tobacco Tax To Balance The Budget

New York Times | SHAILA DEWAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Mississippi's tax on cigarettes, at 18 cents a pack the nation's third-lowest, has not been raised since 1985. Gov. Haley Barbour, a former tobacco lo...