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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