Golden State voters eyeing "Sin Tax" on smokes
POSTED: Monday, June 4, 2012 - 7:20am
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 6:30pm
East Texans talk-back on idea of "Sin Tax" to KTBB's Garth Maier
Tyler — Health and anticancer groups rallied behind a ballot initiative to impose a new $1-a-pack cigarette tax to finance cancer research in california.
That provoked a $47 million storm of advertisements, overwhelmingly financed by the tobacco industry, which is outspending proponents by nearly four to one to defeat the biggest threat it has faced in California in more than a decade.
East Texans talk-back on sin taxes with our news partner: KTBB and host Garth Maier.