R.J. Reynolds Says No To Tax

Belanger, Mehgan
August 2007
Convenience Store News;8/6/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p14
Trade Publication
The article informs that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has voiced its opinion against a 61-cent, per-pack increase in federal taxes on cigarettes to fund an expansion of children's Healthcare. It has further been stated by the company that smokers are already burdened by high taxes. The company has launched the Web site, www.nocigtax.com, encouraging adult smokers, wholesalers, retailers, growers opposed to excessive government taxation to contact their elected officials and voice their opinion.


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