Colby, KS

Now: 55 °

Currently: Rain / Windy

Hi: 55 ° | Lo: 52 °

Tobacco Tax Hike Proposal Gets Outside Support

andy lambertJanuary 19, 2015

NewsPhoto
Several health organizations in Kansas are supporting Governor Brownback’s call for a major increase in the state’s cigarette tax, from 79 cents a pack to $2.29. The governor wants to use that to close the budget gap, and the health groups hope that’ll be an incentive to get people to stop smoking. Opponents of the plan argue it’ll cause people to stock up on smokes elsewhere.

CATEGORIES :

COMMENTS

RELATED POSTS

3 members of alleged “carnival mafia...

December 10, 2018 1:43 pm

STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Heavy rain, flooding, a t...
May 21, 2019Comments
Emergency declaration exp...
May 14, 2019Comments
Law enforcement preparing...
May 13, 2019Comments
Kansas Turnpike shut down...
May 9, 2019Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2019 - EEO  - KRDQ  - KXXX  - KLOE  - KKCI  - KWGB