Prevent and Reduce Tobacco Use by Ensuring Adequate Funding for Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Programs and by Raising the Tax on Tobacco Products
|Category:||Alcohol / Tobacco / Guns|
|Sponsor:||Representative Joyce "Jay" McCreight, House 51|
|Bill #:||LD 1423|
UPDATE: The House tried to pass the bill, but failed. Consequently, the legislature decided to carry over the bill.
Representative McCreight of Harpswell increases the cigarette tax from $2.00 per pack of 20 cigarettes to $4.00 per pack of 20 cigarettes, beginning November 1, 2021.