TITLE

N.J. looking to smokers to foot bill for hospital care for uninsured

AUTHOR(S)
Demenchuk, Michael
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;12/23/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30298, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman signed legislation that would double the state's cigarette tax to pay hospitals for providing care to uninsured patients. Amount of money allotted to provide such care; Statement issued by Whitman regarding the legislation; Assessment of legislation.
ACCESSION #
17693

 

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