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.

dateApr 08, 2010 in Health
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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 ...

dateSep 16, 2009 in Health
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