Tobacco Tax Turmoil

Watts, Jim
November 2004
Bond Buyer;11/2/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32002, p35
Trade Publication
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.


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