State lawmakers consider tax increase on e-cigarettes

State lawmakers are considering raising the taxes on

State lawmakers are considering raising the taxes on e-cigarettes to make them equal with regular tobacco products. (May 19, 2014 9:48 PM)

State lawmakers are considering raising the taxes on e-cigarettes to make them equal with regular tobacco products.

Advocates for e-cigarettes say keeping vapor products cheaper than regular cigarettes will give people an incentive to quit smoking. They fear raising the taxes will take that incentive away.

"While there is a difficult small business climate in New Jersey, our retailers...

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