The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

Cigarette tax hike proposed


January 22, 2009

Anti-tobacco advocates say they have one way to help the state solve its budget crisis and help prevent smoking: Raise the tobacco tax in the state by $1 a pack.

The idea could bring in $29.7 million in the first year.

Although a bill has yet to...

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