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FDA tobacco bill could cost U.S. states

• Reuters
Legislation recently cleared by the U.S. House of Representatives to give the Food and Drug Administration power over cigarettes would save the federal government some money but seriously dent tax revenues collected by states

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Comment by RickStone
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It seems the argument that this bill would reduce tax revenues doesn't take into consideration the value of the lives that would be saved. Doing the right thing should always overide the tax benifits that are generated. My mother died from lung cancer and my father is in the process. The tobacco industry needs to be laid to rest along with with my parents, it is time.