“It is alarming and deceitful for the tobacco industry to support two insufficient tobacco tax proposals in our state under the guise of concern about education and transportation funding,” the coalition of groups said in a statement. “Small increases to the tobacco tax — like the proposals being considered — will generate new revenue but will not keep kids from becoming addicted to cigarettes or help adults quit.”
“It is alarming and deceitful for the tobacco industry to support two insufficient tobacco tax proposals in our state under the guise of concern about education and transportation funding,” the coalition of groups said in a statement. “Small increases to the tobacco tax — like the proposals being considered — will generate new revenue but will not keep kids from becoming addicted to cigarettes or help adults quit.”
“It is alarming and deceitful for the tobacco industry to support two insufficient tobacco tax proposals in our state under the guise of concern about education and transportation funding,” the coalition of groups said in a statement. “Small increases to the tobacco tax — like the proposals being considered — will generate new revenue but will not keep kids from becoming addicted to cigarettes or help adults quit.”
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Missouri health care groups oppose 2016 ballot measures to increase tobacco tax

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