Bills aim to raise taxes on cigarettes, ban flavored tobacco products in Maine
May 1, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Maine lawmakers are considering two bills would raise taxes on cigarettes and ban flavored tobacco products statewide. The first bill is called “Act to Prevent and Reduce Tobacco Use by Ensuring Adequate Funding for Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Programs and by Raising the Tax on Tobacco Products and to Provide Funding to Reduce Disparities in Health Outcomes Based on Certain Factors.