Californians pay among the lowest taxes on tobacco products in the nation at 87 cents per pack of 20 cigarettes, which hasn’t changed in nearly two decades. Proposition 56 would raise the tax to $2.87 a pack. Taxes on other tobacco products, including vaping products, would also increase.
Californians pay among the lowest taxes on tobacco products in the nation at 87 cents per pack of 20 cigarettes, which hasn’t changed in nearly two decades. Proposition 56 would raise the tax to $2.87 a pack. Taxes on other tobacco products, including vaping products, would also increase. Gene J. Puskar Associated Press file
Californians pay among the lowest taxes on tobacco products in the nation at 87 cents per pack of 20 cigarettes, which hasn’t changed in nearly two decades. Proposition 56 would raise the tax to $2.87 a pack. Taxes on other tobacco products, including vaping products, would also increase. Gene J. Puskar Associated Press file
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