IPCPR Legislative | State Update

State Update

27 Mar Please Review Notice from California State Board of Equalization

Please review the following notice, “Cigarette and Tobacco Products Tax Rate Increase and New Products Subject to Tax,” from the California State Board of Equalization: http://www.boe.ca.gov/pdf/l488.pdf These updates are in response to Proposition 56, approved by California voters in November. The ballot measure increases the cigarette tax...

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12 Dec IPCPR Hires Western Regional Representative

Washington, DC – The International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) announced today that Tyler Henson has joined the government affairs team as Western Regional Representative to expand IPCPR's influence in the western region of the United States. Tyler brings a wealth of experience within...

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16 Nov Summary of State Election Results

Click here to view a partisan splits and election results by state. Below is an overview of state election results: Twelve states held elections this year to choose governors. Seven races were for open seats. North Carolina’s gubernatorial race is still undecided. Assuming Attorney General Roy Cooper wins, Republicans will...

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09 Nov California Voters Approve Proposition 56

Yesterday California voters approved Proposition 56. This misguided measure will increase the cigarette tax by $2.00/pack, with an equivalent increase on other tobacco products and electronic cigarettes containing nicotine, effective April 1, 2017. 37.1 percent voted “no” on Proposition 56 and 62.9 percent voted “yes” on...

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09 Nov Missouri Voters Defeat Proposition A

Yesterday Missouri voters defeated Proposition A. This misguided measure would have harmed your small business by increasing taxes on other tobacco products by 5 percent. 55.26 percent voted “no” on Proposition A and 44.74 percent voted “yes” on Proposition A. Click here to view official election results....

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