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Cook County Cigarette Tax

Cops Seize 5,000 Packs Of Cigarettes Stashed Behind Fake Wall

Posted 03.01.2013 | Chicago

A day before cigarette taxes in Cook County would rise to the second-highest in the nation, sheriff's police made a stunning bust of nearly 5,000 blac...

Taxes On Cigarettes In Chicago Hit $6.67 A Pack As Of Friday

Posted 02.28.2013 | Chicago

For smokers fuming over the high price of cigarettes, buying a pack in Cook County will get even more expensive beginning Friday. The start of the...

New Year Rings In, New Fees Ring Up

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

As of January 1 in Chicago, it's out with the old and in with the new—fees that is. 2013 marks the start of a new crop of fees for Cook County r...

New Cigarette, Gun Tax Hikes Approved

Posted 11.10.2012 | Chicago

The Cook County Board of Commissioners on Friday handily approved the county's 2013 budget, complete with some $40 million worth of new taxes on the s...

Cigarettes In Chicago Are About To Get Even More Expensive

Posted 10.18.2012 | Chicago

Cigarettes in Chicago are about to get even pricier, per the budget proposal introduced Thursday by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. P...