Is high taxation on tobacco just a cynical cash grab?

Posted by: Kreakin

Most long term smokers can't quit for over a year. None of the tax goes into health care so it doesn't pay for smokers if they become unwell. Is taxation is therefore highly cynical tax grab?

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No. The tax is reasonable.

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Yes. The tax is excessive.

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MyDinosaurHands says2014-06-03T20:21:07.6372680-05:00
And speaking of cynical cash grabs, uh, try the tobacco industry itself!
SweetTea says2014-06-06T08:16:46.9658669-05:00
Actually, it is the exploitation of a long-proven medical addiction to create state revenue.

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