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Report Title: Tobacco Products; Excise Tax; Hawaii Cancer Research Special Fund
Description: Expands the definition of "tobacco products" to include any product containing nicotine, but not containing tobacco. Imposes an excise tax equal to 80 per cent of the wholesale price of any tobacco product, other than large cigars, sold by a wholesaler or dealer on and after January 1, 2016, whether or not sold at wholesale, or if not sold then at the same rate upon the use by the wholesaler or dealer. Requires any increase in the excise tax rate imposed on cigarettes or little cigars on or after 1/1/2016 to trigger an automatic excise tax increase on other tobacco products on or after 1/1/2016. Requires the additional moneys collected under the excise tax to be deposited to the credit of the Hawaii cancer research special fund.
Companion:  SB1220
Package: None
Current Referral: HLT, CPC, FIN
Introducer(s): TAKAYAMA

Sort by Date Status Text
2/2/2015HReferred to HLT, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 6
1/29/2015HIntroduced and Passed First Reading
1/28/2015HPending introduction.

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