#parents | #teensvaping | Vape Tax Meant to Curb Teen Use Passes Massachusetts House

The Massachusetts House passed a bill (H. 4183) 126 to 31 to regulate and tax nicotine vaping products and devices at 75% of their wholesale price. The tax is aimed at blunting the popularity of vaping, especially among teens.

  • The tax would be imposed on the distributor at the time the device or nicotine product is manufactured, purchased, imported, or received.
  • Retailers are responsible for collecting the tax if it wasn’t paid by the distributor.
  • The tax would be added to the sales price of the item.
  • The Senate and governor are expected down the road to…
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