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Tobacco

Taxes

The WSMA supports federal legislation to raise the federal excise tax on all tobacco. (Res 6, A-86) (Amended A-17)

The WSMA also supports other increases in tobacco taxes, and urges allocation of tax revenues to be used for prevention and cessation of tobacco use and the general health care plan. (Res C-7, A-93) (Reaffirmed A-17)


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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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