tobacco tax

tobacco tax

Proposed California Tobacco Tax Could Add $2 A Pack To Smokers’ Habit

State Sen. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) said an increased tax would not only support prevention programs, but it’s a proven strategy to reduce smoking, especially among those under the age of 18.

03/04/2015

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Fate Of $1 Cigarette Tax Hike Still Uncertain

Fabled as a mecca for the health-conscious and fitness-obsessed, California is also one of only a few states that hasn’t hiked cigarette taxes in the last decade — and the tobacco industry wants to keep it that way.

06/01/2012