TITLE

Tobacco Tax Turmoil

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Jim
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;11/2/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32002, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the request of Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry for television stations to pull from the airwaves advertisements opposing State Question 713, a measure that would raise the state's tobacco taxes to finance health care projects in Oklahoma. Concerns of Henry on the outlook of tobacco companies towards public health; Purpose of the State Question to increase the price of a pack of cigarette; Amount given by tobacco giant Philipp Morris to groups opposing the measure.
ACCESSION #
14924817

 

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