Increase on cigarette tax may cause millions to quit

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 04/06/2009

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

 

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