TITLE

Of kids' health insurance and tobacco taxes

AUTHOR(S)
Mellman, Mark S.
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Hill;8/1/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 94, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the proposal of authorizing State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) by Democrats for substantial leads to Republicans in the U.S. The program will be funded by price increase of tobacco taxes for uninsured children which was opposed by President George Bush. A poll has revealed majority of public supported the propose program since the increase of tobacco prices would result to reduction of smoking among kids, but might underperform the cigarette companies.
ACCESSION #
26212458

 

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