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SF 128 - Tobacco Tax Increase - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Tobacco Tax Increase

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (58-40) - (Key vote)

Title: Tobacco Tax Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill increasing tobacco taxes.

Highlights:
- Increases the tax on cigarettes and little cigars to $0.068 per cigarette or $1.36 a pack (sec.3). - Requires cigarettes to be sold in quantities of twenty or more (sec.4). - Creates a Health Care Trust Fund for the first $127,600,000 of tobacco tax revenue (sec.5.1). - Requires the Health Care Trust Fund to only be used for health care purposes including tobacco treatment, control, and prevention (sec.6). - Taxes tobacco distributors 50 percent of wholesale prices (sec.10.a). - Increases taxes up to $0.50 per cigar (sec.10.a.b). - Increases taxes on snuff products to $1.19 per ounce (sec.10.3). - Excludes currently stocked products (sec.10.4).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (34-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Tobacco Tax Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill increasing tobacco taxes.

Highlights:
- Increases the tax on cigarettes and little cigars to $0.068 per cigarette or $1.36 a pack (sec.3). - Requires cigarettes to be sold in quantities of twenty or more (sec.4). - Creates a Health Care Trust Fund for the first $127,600,000 of tobacco tax revenue (sec.5.1). - Requires the Health Care Trust Fund to only be used for health care purposes including tobacco treatment, control, and prevention (sec.6). - Taxes tobacco distributors 50 percent of wholesale prices (sec.10.a). - Increases taxes up to $0.50 per cigar (sec.10.a.b). - Increases taxes on snuff products to $1.19 per ounce (sec.10.3). - Excludes currently stocked products (sec.10.4).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Tobacco Tax Increase

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