Last One to the Party: Pennsylvania’s Proposed Other Tobacco Products Tax


This Reports and Research Papers examines Pennslvania’s proposed Other Tobacco Products Tax. Pennsylvania is one of only two states to exempt cigars from taxation and is the only state not to tax the other forms of tobacco. It‰’s a policy that costs the Commonwealth millions of dollars a year and appears aimed at protecting the state‰’s modest tobacco industry, even though states where far more tobacco products are made levy a tax with no apparent opposition.