Tobacco Taxes Press Releases

November 4, 2021

Michigan Lawmakers Give Handout to Big Tobacco

LANSING, MI – “Today, Gov. Whitmore signed into law legislation capping the tax on premium cigars at 50 cents per cigar. The Michigan legislature has again put Big Tobacco above the health of Michiganders by giving the industry a tax break.

May 11, 2021

Louisiana House Puts Big Tobacco Ahead of Our Kids

Baton Rouge, LA  - “Today, the Louisiana House of Representatives passed legislation, House Bill 525, that would lower the price of some tobacco products and would help the tobacco industry protect their bottom line, while addicting people with cheaper products.