Increase on cigarette tax may cause millions to quit
The U.S. House of Representatives passes the “Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act” on Thursday, bringing Congress a step closer to federal Food and Drug Administration regulation of tobacco products.
This week, a federal tobacco tax hike of 62-cents per pack went into effect, and Oregon is considering raising its tax another 60-cents. KBOO’s Hayden Alminiana has more, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service
- Title: Increase on cigarette tax may cause millions to quit
- Date: 04/07/09
- Length: 1:21 minutes (1.25 MB)
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