State Approaches to Addressing Cigarette Tax Avoidance and Other Tobacco Product Taxation, 2005–2014

State and Community Tobacco Control (SCTC) Conference, September 2014

This poster presents new data on the variable tax structure and rate of cigars, little cigars, roll-your-own tobacco, pipes and e-cigarettes from 2005-2014. Additionally, the cigarette stamp encryption technology and non-stamp record-keeping requirements that a few states are using to enforce their cigarette taxation laws will be highlighted, as well as the relative stability of all states’ cigarette tax stamping/record-keeping laws from 2005-2014.