Bloomington Democrat pushes $1.60 cigarette tax hike

Feb 7, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Star Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. - An influential Minnesota House Democrat touted her bill Thursday that would more than double the state's cigarette tax, saying she's motivated by public health concerns and not additional tax money.

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Smokers Cologne

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That's all? they can pay more than that.
Yellow Teeth N Fingers

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Why not $16.00?
PB in Saint Paul

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Yeah? How about a $10 tax on drinks too "for public health"? Oops, that's right, politicians like their booze...
Joe Blow

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These Libs are really that Stupid. It has come to the point that the Gubbamint (Which has no "skin in the game" and not cost of production) is making more on these products than the manufacturer, wholesaler, and retailer combined!
PB in Saint Paul

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Too bad they don't have the balls to do the same on meth, marijuana, coke, prostitution.... oh wait, those are illegal.... can't tax something that's illegal.
Jerry

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Joe Blow wrote:
These Libs are really that Stupid. It has come to the point that the Gubbamint (Which has no "skin in the game" and not cost of production) is making more on these products than the manufacturer, wholesaler, and retailer combined!
And addicts are willing to pay it, at ANY cost.

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