March 2, 2010

TAX WHAT WE DON'T WANT:

Poll: Majority of Ga. voters support hiking cigarette tax (Walter Jones, 3/02/10, Morris News Service)

A coalition of non-smoking groups released the results of a survey Tuesday morning showing that 71 percent of Georgia likely voters questioned support a $1 increase in the tax on a pack of cigarettes.

Rep. Ron Stephens, a Savannah pharmacist and member of the Republican House leadership, is the sponsor of House Bill 39 nicknamed “pass the buck” to boost the tax.


Posted by Orrin Judd at March 2, 2010 5:52 PM
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