2013 Regular Session
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|Bill Title:||Relating to local tobacco taxes; prescribing an effective date.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Removes prohibition against imposition of taxes by county on cigarettes and tobacco products.
Provides that rate of tax imposed by county may not exceed rate of tax imposed by state. Requires at least 20] 40 percent of any tax imposed by county on cigarettes or tobacco products to be used for tobacco use prevention and cessation public health programs or services and for mental health and addiction services or programs. Applies to cigarettes and tobacco products distributed on or after effective date of Act. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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