New Smokeless Tobacco Products and Taxes. 5 th National Summit on Smokeless & Spit Tobacco September 22, 2009 Ann Boonn Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. National Cigarette vs. Snuff Tobacco Sales, 2007-2008. Taxed Cigarette Sales - 4.2%. Taxed Snuff Sales + 7.3%.
5th National Summit on Smokeless & Spit Tobacco
September 22, 2009
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Taxed Cigarette Sales
Taxed Snuff Sales
Source: TTB Tobacco Statistics
(roughly 27% of the average cigarette wholesale price)
Traditional Moist Snuff Smokeless
1 tin = 1.2 to 1.5 oz.
UST Skoal Pouches
1 tin (20 pouches) = 0.82 oz
1 tin (15 pouches) = 0.32 oz.
1 “foil pack” (6 pouches) = 0.1 oz.
Stonewall Hard Snuff
1 box of 20 “Pieces” = 0.335 oz.
1 box of 15 “Pieces” = 0.12 oz.
Weights of other Camel Dissolvables currently unavailable
“Smokeless tobacco” means snuff or chewing tobacco and also includes any other product containing tobacco that is intended or expected to be consumed without being combusted.
“Smokeless tobacco” means snuff or chewing tobacco.
“Snuff” or “Moist Snuff” means any finely cut, ground, or powdered tobacco that is not intended to be smoked [that is intended to be placed in the nasal and/or oral cavity]
“Chewing tobacco” means any leaf tobacco that is not intended to be smoked.
Put OTP tax revenues towards tobacco prevention and cessation!