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N.J. Proposal To Raise Tax On E-Cigarettes Met With Resistance By Small Business Group

The governor estimated raising the tax for electronic cigarettes to $2.70 like a that on a pack of conventional cigarettes could mean an additional $35 million in annual state revenue.

03/20/2014

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Anti-Smoking Advocates Urge Conn. Lawmakers To Raise Cigarette Tax By Nearly $1

According to officials, the 95-cent tax would generate an additional $50 million in tax revenue for the state. The cigarette tax is currently $3.40 per pack in the state/

05/15/2013

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Lung Association: NY Not Doing Enough To Curb Smoking

The Association’s ninth annual State of Tobacco Control report evaluates whether states are doing what the group considers enough to protect people against the health problems associated with tobacco use.

01/21/2011

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Bloomberg Sues WA Tobacco Co. Over Cigarette Taxes

Mayor Bloomberg’s administration is suing a tobacco company in Washington state,accusing it of illegally selling and distributing untaxed cigarettes in New York.

12/14/2010

In this Sept. 1, 2010 photo, protesters hold signs during a rally protesting taxes on the Tuscarora Indian Nation reservation in New York. (AP Photo/ David Duprey)

Resolution Elusive In Debate Over NY Cigarette Tax

The state’s latest attempt to tax lucrative Native American smokeshop sales to non-Indian customers has generated mountains of legal briefs and hours of argument.

11/13/2010

Quinna Hamby holds a sign during a rally protesting taxes on the Tuscarora Indian Nation in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/ David Duprey)

Federal Judge Continues Ban On NY Indian Cig Tax

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rulings by two federal judges will continue to prevent the state from collecting taxes on some Indian cigarette sales while tribes continue their legal fight against an issue that has caused […]

10/15/2010