Prevent and Reduce Tobacco Use by Ensuring Adequate Funding for Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Programs and by Raising the Tax on Tobacco Products

Last updated: Jun 17, 2021

Details about this bill
Category: Alcohol / Tobacco / Guns
Status: Carried Over
Sponsor: Representative Joyce "Jay" McCreight, House 51
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 1423

Position:

Opposed.

UPDATE: The House tried to pass the bill, but failed. Consequently, the legislature decided to carry over the bill.

Summary:

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.