Items Tagged ‘tax hike’

February 11, 2013

Raise state taxes on cigarettes, alcohol

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

A coalition of 30 health and other groups, including the Mayo Clinic and HealthPartners, support the tax hikes. They say increasing prices by at least $1.50 per pack would save more than 25,000 lives and about $1.65 billion in long-term tobacco-related health costs to the state. Michael Bromelkamp, a CPA and principal with Olsen Thielen […]

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