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