Voters Support Increased Cigarette Tax to Fund Children’s Healthcare

Thursday, July 12th, 2007
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

According to a new survey by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, most United States citizens are in favor of the proposed cigarette tax hike. With a projected 7 percent decline in underage smoking and 4 percent decline in overall smoking, not to mention the $54 billion produced in long-term healthcare savings, Americans can clearly see the benefits of the $.75 per-pack increase.

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