From Frankfort

Senate committee exploring one dollar per pack tax increase on cigarettes

01/17/2018 04:52 PM

FRANKFORT – Members of the Senate Standing Committee on Health and Welfare heard from members from the medical and business community on Wednesday about the benefits of raising the tobacco tax. There has been a call to raise the cigarette tax by at least a dollar a pack in an effort to keeper younger people from smoking and possibly force some people to quit in an effort to improve the health of many of the Kentucky’s residents. Kentucky has the highest... Read more 

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