Saturday, May 26, 2012

Cigarettes in Chicago will be over $10.00 a pack - 81% of which are taxes


Illinois State House votes to add $1 to pack of cigarettes to help Medicaid

Another major reform to the state’s Medicaid program fell into place for Springfield lawmakers Friday with House passage of a $1-per-pack cigarette tax increase to help plug a $2.7 billion hole in the state’s health-care program for the poor.

31 comments:

Anonymous said...

After this goes into effect would be a great time to go south and stock up on a few hundred cartons.

Anonymous said...

Hey 9:44 , It would be a better time just to stop fucking smoking . Don't ya think !!!!!! asshole !!!! I hope they charge you fuckin' smokers $25 @ pack .

Anonymous said...

Great news for Hammond gas stations

Anonymous said...

Very few people will buy smokes in this state.They will go elsewhere,and the douche bag Quinn, will actually collect less tax money. Yet the people will re-elect these assholes over and over.

Anonymous said...

Another in a long line of brilliant moves by these fucking assholes. I can't wait to see the revenues plummet even farther. God bless the black marketeers.

Anonymous said...

If everyone took 10:25's advice, where would the politicans get the money they would lose from cigarette taxes?

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

Hey 9:44 , It would be a better time just to stop fucking smoking . Don't ya think !!!!!! asshole !!!! I hope they charge you fuckin' smokers $25 @ pack .

May 26, 2012 10:25 AM

I'm not the original poster but I agree. If he, I or anyone chooses to smoke that's my right as an adult. I don't need to be taxed 81% on a pack to give money to the free loading, do nothing lazy fucking welfare breeders by using my taxes for free healthcare,free housing, free fucking obama phone, free free free every fucking thing. I will assume by you defending the taxing of everything you must be in the category of the the lazy freeloading cocksucker that I just described. Have a nice day asshole.

Anonymous said...

Hey 10:25,

None of your business if someone smokes or not. Maybe you should be charged $25 per idiotic, sticking your nose where it doesn't belong comment.

Life Long Non-smoker

Anonymous said...

but gee Wally...why doesnt the Nig Loving Gump called Pat Quinn pass Concealed Carry which would CONSERVATIVELY generate 65 MILLION in revenue EACH YEAR?

Ask this JAGOFF why he keeps RAPING your WALLETS and REFUSES to uphold his Oath Of Office!

IMPEACH
REMOVE

OR ASSASSINATE.

All of them!

I Voted For Obama said...

Since most Obama voters smoke, this is not good news.

Anonymous said...

Hey 10:47 . It's also your right to become one of those patients called a "CANCER" victim . Why don't you & all like you have fun suffering from that dreaded disease brought on by your nasty filthy habit called smoking which you have nobody to blame but yourself .They should raise the tax 1000 % fuck you & your mama too . Have a nice day ASSHOLE !

Anonymous said...

Quinn, Madigan & Cullerton

AKA

Dewey, Cheatum & Howe

AKA

Howe, Dewey, Cheatum

Anonymous said...

Niggers and illegal beanos are expensive.

Anonymous said...

Since less and less people are smoking,where will the revenue come form to support niggers and beanos???Why must we pay for those that do not put anything back in the pot?

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

Hey 10:47 . It's also your right to become one of those patients called a "CANCER" victim . Why don't you & all like you have fun suffering from that dreaded disease brought on by your nasty filthy habit called smoking which you have nobody to blame but yourself .They should raise the tax 1000 % fuck you & your mama too . Have a nice day ASSHOLE !

May 26, 2012 12:14 PM

Hey Mother Teresa just for your information I don't smoke and neither does my mother. I was pointing out a right as a free American adult to choose to do as I please and not be taxed for it. Thanks for worrying about if I get cancer though you dick with ears. Now go back to collecting welfare and using my tax dollars that was put on your LINK card to get your free booze, smokes and lottery tickets. Don't complain about smokers and cancer and I won't complain about your gay sex and spreading of AIDS.

Anonymous said...

Smokers will just go to Indiana and Wisconsin to buy cigarettes now and while there do other shopping and spend money there that would have generated taxes in Illinois and Chicago. It happened when they put the 10 cent a bottle tax on bottled water in Chicago, people went to the suburbs and the revenue for bottled water to the city actually dropped dranactically, along with taxes on gas, restaurant and stores that people utilized when buying water in the suburbs Smart moves, dont they ever learn

Anonymous said...

Not defending the smokers but its not right for the pols to tax something out of existance. What if they say and do the same for beer, wine, and liquor. Could make an argument for that saying alcohol causes more deaths, accidents, domestics, etc. and more times than not to innocent vitims and not the drinkers.
At least with cigarettes your killing yourself

Anonymous said...

Hey 12:40

I can piss farther then you . Fuck you asshole , get a life !!!! & stay out of your mother's basement .

Anonymous said...

Watch the crime rate go up on stores that sell cigs and watch the actual tax revenue go down. Another problem is the state is short of inspectors for tax stamps. I agree smoking is stupid though they will make pot legal and then watch the cancer rates crime go through the roof.

Anonymous said...

Smoke em if you got em !!!!

Anonymous said...

I have a lot to say on the subject but first I have drink a little drink and smoke a little smoke.

Anonymous said...

To all the preceding anti- smoking Nazis what are you going to die from? You are aware aren't you that sucking cock causes more oral cancer than smoking? As does taking it up the ass. How would you like an 81% increase in tax on your male prostitute business? Fuck you....oh I see some guy is as we speak...excuse me.

Anonymous said...

I don't smoke. I dislike smoking for many reasons. That said...

I can't see why the fuck the tax monkeys singling out one item just because it is socially unpopular is good nor correct. It is not.

Cut the welfare to blacks and mexican freeloaders; don't tax their smokes or the smokes of anyone else. Lower taxes all across the board!

This asswipe move opens the floodgates to tax all other items and keeping jacking up the rates. Taxes seldom go down and never seem to go away in IL. Best not start once more down the pike of tax and spend.

Anonymous said...

More taxes on bottled water.
High taxes on cigarettes now.
Then we go after the liquor. It's for the children...
After that, let's see, oh yeah, McDonalds makes you fat, let's tax that, it's for the healthcare.
Ah, red meat, let's add some taxes on that, it causes some form of cancer also.
Don't forget about gasoline, gotta have some higher taxes on that, it causes pollution, if we can tax it enough, maybe we can force the "workers" on mass transit.
Guns! Oh SHIT, they are dangerous, forget about that fucking 2nd Amendment right in the Constitution, gotta raise the taxes on them.
Ammunition for the guns! Higher taxes, it'll save the children AND the wildlife!

When the fuck will you learn that we are on the road to ruin with these policies?

Anonymous said...

dont vote for these mother fuckers impeech them or have a revolution

Anonymous said...

Also a non- smoker and it's an adults choice to smoke! Why don't Stop taking care of niggers and spics and see how much money they'll save! That simple! To the quit smoking comment go fuck yourself you selfish pussy!!

Anonymous said...

Non smokers die of cancer too you jagoff! So fuckiff you liberal pussy!

Out of the car Motherfucker!!! said...

$1.00 a pack is great news for my bootlegging business!!! I'm gonna need a bigger truck!!! Fuck You Gov. Potato head and ALL the fucking Democrats and Republicans that voted for this!!!! Christmas in May!!!!

Anonymous said...

Not defending the smokers but its not right for the pols to tax something out of existance. What if they say and do the same for beer, wine, and liquor. Could make an argument for that saying alcohol causes more deaths, accidents, domestics, etc. and more times than not to innocent vitims and not the drinkers.
At least with cigarettes your killing yourself

May 26, 2012 1:10 PM

They could do the same for beer, wine, and liquor and I'd quit drinking those just like I quit smoking cigarettes when they hit $5.00 a pack years ago. They could raise the cost of cigarettes to $100.00 a pack for all I care because they're not going to get a dime from me. You know why they can charge $10.00 a pack for cigarettes? Because idiots are still lining up to buy them. When enough people quit smoking you'll see the taxes come off and the price come down because Gov. Potato Head won't get shit if nobody is buying cigarettes. It's real simple for me. When the government over taxes a product, I'm going to quit using it unless I need it to survive. I don't need alcohol and cigarettes to survive.

Anonymous said...

Since Niggers are the biggest customers of mah squares,it makes sense that the state tries to recoup some of the money wasted on them.

I Voted For Obama said...

Obama will get his cigarettes from Indiana.