N.J. Proposal To Raise Tax On E-Cigarettes Met With Resistance By Small Business GroupThe 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.
Anti-Smoking Advocates Urge Conn. Lawmakers To Raise Cigarette Tax By Nearly $1According 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/
Lung Association: NY Not Doing Enough To Curb SmokingThe 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.
Bloomberg Sues WA Tobacco Co. Over Cigarette TaxesMayor Bloomberg's administration is suing a tobacco company in Washington state,accusing it of illegally selling and distributing untaxed cigarettes in New York.