Another State May Raise Its Tobacco Tax

Jun 19 18:12

Another State May Raise Its Tobacco Tax

New York joins a growing list of states raising their taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products.  A bill to raise Georgia’s tobacco tax failed to pass this legislative session.

From the New York Times:

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

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