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California cigarette tax increase goes into effect

California cigarette tax increase goes into effect

Camille Dunning, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


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The new tax increase on tobacco products went into effect on Saturday, April 1.   This measure was part of California’s Proposition 56, approved by voters on Nov. 8, 2016.  The proposition won among voters by almost a 30 percent margin. In 2016, the tobacco tax amounted to 87 cents per pack of t...

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