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Why opponents of increasing the tobacco tax aren't talking about tobacco

In November, Californians will vote on raising the cigarette tax for the third time in a decade. And like previous campaigns, the tobacco industry isn’t spending much time trying to convince voters that, in general, increasing tobacco taxes is a bad thing to do. Instead, in television advertisements...
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