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O’Connell: With the budget ‘out of whack’ – it’s time for a higher tax
Posted By Clayton Henkel On April 23, 2010 @ 4:31 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford reiterated this week that he would veto legislation that would raise the Palmetto state’s cigarette tax by 50 cents per pack.
Sanford’s counterpart in North Carolina may very well have the same decision to make this summer as legislators look for new ways to shore-up the budget.
O’Connell discusses taxes, the state’s smoking ban, and stroke prevention this weekend on “News & Views” with Chris Fitzsimon.
For a preview of O’Connell’s radio interview, please click below:
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URLs in this post:
 Governor Mark Sanford : http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-04-21/sc-house-approves-50-cent-cigarette-tax-increase?v=1271898740
 NC Prevention Partners’ Board Chair Peg O’Connell: http://www.ncpreventionpartners.org/dnn/
 national average: http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/research/factsheets/pdf/0097.pdf
 Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rtcufbt1DTk
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