Washington State Passes Vape Tax

On the 23rd of April, the Senate voted 35 -13 in favor of bill SB 5986 which taxes vaping products. The advocates of the bill are claiming that taxing the devices is a good way to encourage people to engage in “healthy” choices. Meanwhile, the tax is projected to provide $40 million in revenue through 2025.

“THE BILL IS FAILING TO TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE RESEARCH INDICATING THAT E-CIGS ARE EXCELLENT SMOKING CESSATION TOOLS.”

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Cahn McKenzie