Tag Archives: tobacco tax

Political Notes — Cancer Society calls for cigarette tax hike

Citing the high incidence of lung cancer in Georgia and other southern states, the American Cancer Society calls for an increase of at least $1.50 per pack in the state’s tobacco tax . . .

Tags: American Cancer Society , DECAL , Dog the Bounty Hunter , Michael Williams , Pre-K program , tobacco tax

Tobacco tax increase up for discussion

Lawmakers propose an increase in the state’s tax on tobacco products, but it could face some tough hurdles . . .

Tags: Chuck Hufstetler , Dean Burke , Pat Gardner , tobacco tax

Political Notes – More students in Georgia’s colleges

Enrollment grows to a record 311,000 in the 35 institutions that comprise the University System . . .

Tags: enrollment , Eric Johnson , Erroll Davis , Ron Stephens , tobacco tax , troubled Georgia banks , University System