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It’s Tax Day Again and Still Unfair to the Smoker – A David Garofalo Editorial

It’s Tax Day again, and still unfair to the smoker. Another Editorial by David Garofalo The discrimination against smokers, buyers and sellers of tobacco products all began in 1794, when the secretary of the treasury Alexander Hamilton introduced the first ever, federal excise tax. It was on tobacco products only, and after some major modifications, Hamilton’s original proposal passed only to be repealed shortly thereafter. It was believed to have an insignificant effect on the federal budget. Even though Hamilton’s […]

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