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May 3, 2010
By Phillip DeCicca
This study, originally published in the National Bureau of Economic Research’s April 2010 edition, uses individual-level data from the 2003, 2006, and 2007 Tobacco Use Supplements to the United States Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey to directly
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Government Spending
Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
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Taxes
Government Spending
November 3, 2014
By Jane G. Gravelle and Sean Lowry
The 2.3% medical device tax imposed by the Affordable Care Act (ACA; P.L. 111-148) in 2010 was one of a number of additional revenue-raising provisions to finance health reform.
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Health Care
May 30, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Proposed legislation in Massachusetts would increase the excise tax on cigarettes by $0.50, double the tax on cigars, and create a 75 percent wholesale tax on electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
April 23, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Proposed legislation would increase the state's excise tax on cigarettes to $3.50 per pack and apply an 81 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
April 4, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
State Government Relations Manager Lindsey Stroud examines the effects of Pennsylvania's 40 percent wholesale tax on youth e-cigarette use, finding youth use increased in the year following the tax.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
July 5, 2007
By The Heartland Institute Staff
What does children’s health insurance have to do with tobacco tax? That is the question some policymakers are asking as new revenue is sought for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
June 4, 2012
By Michael Ramlet, Robert Book, and Han Zhong
In this document from Operation Healthcare Choice, the authors write that the Medical Device Excise Tax (“device tax”) is a tax on all medical devices sold in the United States and a component of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Obama’s signature
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Taxes
Health Care
March 29, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Crumbling infrastructure in many states have prompted legislators to propose higher fuel taxes to fund road repairs. Fuel tax hikes should always be paired with other tax cuts and spending cuts.
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Government Spending
Taxes
June 27, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a tax reform proposal in Ohio that would lower income taxes and why the cuts will help the state's economy.
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Taxes
 

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