Tobacco tax increase surfaces in General Assembly

[…] “Lifting the tobacco tax will simultaneously help our state fund critical priorities, such as health and education, and boost health outcomes,” said Danny Kanso, a GBPI policy analyst.

“GBPI commends Chairman Chuck Hufstetler, R-rome) and the Senate Finance Committee for their leadership in passing legislation that will generate several hundred million dollars per year by bringing our state’s abysmally low tobacco tax in line with the level assessed in most states across the nation.”

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