News tagged with cigarette taxes

CDC: Cigarette taxes rose in 14 states last year

(AP) -- Fourteen states, the nation's capital and the federal government hiked their cigarette taxes last year, but health officials worry that tobacco company discounts are keeping prices down.

Apr 08, 2010
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Fight obesity? Add sales tax to soda tab

Presenting a united front in the war on obesity, diabetes and other nutrition-related disorders, seven of America’s leading public health and economics experts are urging passage of taxes on sugar-sweetened ...

Sep 16, 2009
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