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Ruling leaves proposed tobacco tax hike with uncertain future

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  1. nicnik

    nicnik Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 20, 2015
    Illinois, USA
    Judge dislikes ANTZ' tax lies:

    Ruling leaves proposed tobacco tax hike with uncertain future

     
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  2. KODIAK (TM)

    KODIAK (TM) Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 31, 2014
    Dead Moose, AK
    "The money would be used for early childhood education and health programs, with a small portion set aside for smoking cessation."

    Furthermore, this article is yet another example of how governments will never be able to ween themselves off BT's tax teat. It's unsurprising how the master settlement started with promises of major tobacco prevention and is now simply another revenue stream to do with as they please.
     
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