Smokers Feeling The Pinch As OBAMA’s Tobacco Tax Takes Effect, +62 Cents Per PackApril 1, 2009
FOX News, USAToday
President Obama signed a law early in his administration to raise taxes from 39 cents to $1.01 per pack of cigarettes and from 19.5 cents to 50 cents per pound for chewing tobacco.
Tobacco taxes are soaring to finance a major expansion of health insurance for children. President Obama signed that health initiative soon after taking office.
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