Cigarette Tax

New York News
12:35 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

New York's Tobacco Smuggling Not A Shock To Shop Owners

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Recent statistics show more cigarettes are smuggled into New York than any other state. Local tobacco merchants say it’s no coincidence, because the state’s markup on cigarettes has gone up about 200 percent since 2006.

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North Country News
8:45 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

NH Tobacco Tax to Rise Aug. 1

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Tobacco users in the Granite State will be paying a little more beginning Aug. 1 due to an increase in New Hampshire's tax triggered by a drop in revenue.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Debate Over Higher Cigarette Tax Flares Up

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A coalition of anti-smoking groups is calling on Vermont legislators to pass a cigarette tax increase.  But businesses that operate near the state’s borders say previous tax increases have led to revenue losses and any further hikes would mean even less traffic. 

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

NH House Votes to Raise Tobacco Tax 20 Cents

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New Hampshire's House has voted to raise the tobacco tax 20 cents — a dime less than Governor Maggie Hassan counted on in her budget.

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