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Taxing Smokers: Proposition 99

October 14, 1988

Cigarette-company financed advertising making the extreme and absurd comparison between raising taxes on cigarettes and the purchase of handguns by gangs ends with the question, "Is it worth taking the chance that even one more innocent person might be killed?"

I guess that means they are going to stop selling cigarettes.

BOB AVERBACH

Compton

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