What I do not support is the government taking tax money from cigarettes because they say cigarettes "kill", but they won't put excise taxes on other things that we consume that also kill.<quoted text>
I'll bet it's more than 25 million dollars. But yes, government transparency and accountability is a principle I espouse as well. But good luck with that, though.
You're contradicting yourself. Smoking-related laws all either forbid or compel something. You either support that or you don't
It's completely unfair and completely dishonest.