Taxing Vaping Products

The Kentucky House voted Wednesday to create a tax on vaping products and increase taxes on snuff and chewing tobacco.The bill passed the House on a 75-17 vote and now goes to the Senate, media outlets reported.It’s estimated to raise $50 million of new tax revenue over the next two fiscal years. It aims to reduce vaping and smokeless tobacco use in a state with one of the nation’s highest cancer rates.

Source: MG News

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