Title: Increases cigarette and cigar taxes. Establishes tax on e-cigarettes and nicotine vaping devices. Funds health programs.
What does this mean to me? Adds more taxes to packs of cigarettes and cigars. Adds a new tax to other products that deliver nicotine. Pays for more health programs.
How much would it cost? There would be no cost. The state would make $111 million by the end of 2021 and would make $331 million more by the end of 2023.
People for this say: This tax would make it expensive to start smoking. It would make money for healthcare and for preventing tobacco use.
People against this say: This tax would hurt poor people and small businesses. There are too many taxes already.