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New Jersey considers new taxes on alternative tobacco products

Little cigars, which are taking increasing space on area tobacco-shop shelves, are shaped and smoked just like cigarettes. But tobacco productsbecause New Jersey taxes them differently, they cost nearly one-third the price.

Louisiana House panel rejects cigarette tax increase

A Louisiana House committee Monday morning rejected a proposed increase in the state tobacco tax, despite pleas from some health care providers and community leaders to embrace the proposal as a way to deter smoking.

Big Tobacco aims to get smokers angry about taxes, bans

BIG Tobacco is trying to turn smokers into a political force with an under-the-radar campaign encouraging protests against high cigs smokerstaxes and bans on smoking in public.

Japan’s Deflation Moderates on Tobacco Tax Increase

Japan’s consumer prices fell for a 20th month in October, with declines moderating after the government raised tobacco taxes.Japan’s tobacco consumer

New York Reaches Deal to Raise Cigarette Tax

Cigarette taxes in New York would jump by $1.60 a pack under a tentative deal reached between Gov. David A. Paterson and cigarettes smokinglegislative leaders, which would give New York the nation’s highest state cigarette taxes.

Raising cigarette tax difficult in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, - Missouri lawmakers this year made deep cuts to the state budget that takes effect next month.Missouri

House overrides cigarettes tax veto, 90 to 29

House lawmakers voted Wednesday to override Gov. Mark Sanford’s veto and thereby increase the state’s cigarette tax to 57 centscigarettes tax from its current 7 cents level.

Tax-free tobacco a health concern

The proliferation of tax-free tobacco products on reserves will be addressed in next week’s provincial budget, Premier Brad Wall said

Smart tactic: Tax tobacco

Discussions regarding revenue in the state of Louisiana are met with deep suspicion by legislators and statewide officials fearing retribution from voters. While the prospect of higher taxes intimidates any voter, legislators and governors are wary, rightfully so, about the impact of tax policies upon attempts to attract future businesses and residents.