sin taxes
May 2017
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Bloomberg drops $1M on failed soda tax bid in Santa Fe

Jazz Shaw May 04, 2017 9:21 AM

Up in flames

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Unexpectedly, Oakland’s soda tax money may be going… elsewhere

Jazz Shaw May 02, 2017 10:41 AM

Who could possibly have predicted this? (Except for everyone)

Apr 2017
Mar 2017
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Could this be the dumbest case of tobacco piracy ever?

Jazz Shaw Mar 27, 2017 6:01 PM

The best laid plans of …. never mind.

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Philadelphia soda tax leads to layoffs at Pepsi

Jazz Shaw Mar 05, 2017 3:31 PM

What did you think was going to happen?

Aug 2016
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AP: 10,000 tanning salons got burned up by ObamaCare

Ed Morrissey Aug 22, 2016 10:31 AM

Democrat Fried Jobs.

Jun 2016
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Philadelphia leads the way in the battle against the evils of soda

Jazz Shaw Jun 14, 2016 10:41 AM

Defeat the menace of Big Soda

Apr 2016
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Hillary Clinton backs the highest soda tax ever proposed

Jazz Shaw Apr 23, 2016 2:31 PM

If you elect her, don’t say she didn’t warn you

Mar 2016
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Britain attempts New York City’s failed soda tax scheme

Jazz Shaw Mar 23, 2016 12:41 PM

It didn’t produce any positive results in the United States, but let’s give it a whirl across the pond, shall …

Jan 2016
Dec 2015
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Alaska Governor pushes lots of new taxes, including state income tax

Jazz Shaw Dec 13, 2015 2:01 PM

Good luck with that

Oct 2015
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The return of the soda tax advocates

Jazz Shaw Oct 22, 2015 2:41 PM

They’re baaaaaaaack

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New York AG bemoans lost chance for people to pay taxes after major tobacco piracy bust

Jazz Shaw Oct 01, 2015 12:41 PM

We’ve been robbed of this chance

Jul 2015
Apr 2015
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Will Sam Brownback hold the line on tax and spending cuts?

Jazz Shaw Apr 15, 2015 9:31 AM

Decision point

Jan 2015
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John Kasich, Sam Brownback and big government conservatism

Jazz Shaw Jan 31, 2015 4:01 PM

Sin tax follies

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Study: tobacco smuggling now a way of life in high tax states

Jazz Shaw Jan 15, 2015 1:21 PM

Take the money and run

Dec 2014
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e-cigs now have teens smoking less tobacco than ever

Jazz Shaw Dec 16, 2014 12:41 PM

And yet you complain…

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Eric Garner and the new tobacco road

Jazz Shaw Dec 04, 2014 4:41 PM

Building a culture of crime

Nov 2014
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The War on Soda claims its first victory

Jazz Shaw Nov 05, 2014 8:01 PM

Take that, poor people

Oct 2014
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Gaddafi crony helps UN WHO group pass secret global tax plan

Jazz Shaw Oct 15, 2014 12:41 PM

The gang’s all here

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US to skip Putin’s WHO tobacco conference

Jazz Shaw Oct 04, 2014 2:31 PM

Not voting present

Sep 2014
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WHO still pushing to collect a global tobacco tax

Jazz Shaw Sep 13, 2014 2:31 PM

What a great plan, said nobody. Ever.

Aug 2014
Jul 2014
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New York tobacco pirate heading for the big house

Jazz Shaw Jul 05, 2014 5:31 PM

Up the river

Jun 2014
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NJ e-cig industry pushing back on Christie tax increase plan

Jazz Shaw Jun 15, 2014 11:01 AM

Crippling a fledgling industry

May 2014
Mar 2014
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A tobacco pirate king in Maryland

Jazz Shaw Mar 21, 2014 1:21 PM

Breakin’ the law!

Jan 2014
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New plan – let the feds trace cigarette traffic

Jazz Shaw Jan 11, 2014 2:31 PM


Aug 2013
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The great Minnesota tobacco exodus

Jazz Shaw Aug 27, 2013 8:01 AM


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A sin tax scorecard

Jazz Shaw Aug 04, 2013 9:31 AM

No sale

Jul 2013
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Buzz-kill: Denver proposes 5% tax on marijuana sales

Ed Morrissey Jul 10, 2013 9:21 AM

Things to pay in Denver when you’re baked.

Jun 2013
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Ireland to ban all tobacco advertising

Jazz Shaw Jun 01, 2013 1:01 PM


Mar 2013
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The tobacco pirates invade Ireland

Jazz Shaw Mar 21, 2013 8:41 AM

Erin Go Smokeless

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Trending: Sin tax proposals on guns and ammunition

Erika Johnsen Mar 11, 2013 1:06 PM


Feb 2013
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The Sin Tax Backlash

Jazz Shaw Feb 23, 2013 11:31 AM


Jan 2013
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Sin Tax Wars! 60.9% of all smokes in NY go untaxed

Jazz Shaw Jan 19, 2013 8:31 AM

Who could have thunk it?

Dec 2012
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Those cigarette taxes are sure working out, eh?

Jazz Shaw Dec 15, 2012 2:31 PM

Not so much

Nov 2012
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Denmark seriously rethinking the world’s first “fat tax”

Erika Johnsen Nov 11, 2012 3:31 PM

That didn’t go well.