Introduced House Bill (H)

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Cigarette taxes. Increases the cigarette tax from $0.995 per pack to $2.995 per pack and uses the additional revenue ($2 per pack) as follows: (1) Transfers $1 of the additional revenue per pack to the Indiana tobacco use prevention and cessation trust fund to be used for one or more of the following purposes: (A) To emphasize the prevention and reduction of tobacco use by minorities, pregnant women, children, and youth, including youth with serious and emotional disturbances. (B) To encourage smoking cessation. (C) To provide research on issues related to the reduction of tobacco use. (2) Transfers $1 of Cigarette taxes. Increases the cigarette tax from $0.995 per pack to $2.995 per pack and uses the additional revenue ($2 per pack) as follows: (1) Transfers $1 of the additional revenue per pack to the Indiana tobacco use prevention and cessation trust fund to be used for one or more of the following purposes: (A) To emphasize the prevention and reduction of tobacco use by minorities, pregnant women, children, and youth, including youth with serious and emotional disturbances. (B) To encourage smoking cessation. (C) To provide research on issues related to the reduction of tobacco use. (2) Transfers $1 of the additional revenue per pack to the medical residency education fund. ... View more