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Docs look for traction on cigarette tax; legislators see pot holes

Mississippi Medical Association President Dr. William Grantham has been traveling around Mississippi, aiming to build bridges and reduce the state’s smoking rates. The Clinton family physician and the ... read more

On the issues - candidates for 42nd District state representative

I do not support increasing regressive fuel taxes making it more difficult for working families to make ends meet. Because the legislature kicked the ... in America’s new version of Big Tobacco 2.0. T... read more

Editorial: Two years after big tax hike, dollars are being diverted

But in 2013, when we encouraged the Legislature to approve the proposed increases in the gasoline tax and the fees paid by motorists ... Lawmakers seem to suffer from a spending addiction. They see a ... read more

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Petitioners submit five ballot initiatives to secretary of state's office

Some of the best-funded initiative petitions — campaign contribution limits, medical marijuana, tobacco tax ... get hit by sales tax the hardest. The initiative is also a way for the group to combat a... read more

Marijuana and you

The most glaring gap — and one of the most heavily discussed by legislators and ... land-use permits for marijuana shops until Oct. 19, 2015. Another discussion to be had is whether a sin tax, like th... read more

Republicans for Raising the Gas Tax?

"I don’t favor increasing any tax," he said, "but I think we have to look at all the options ... The politicos who manage the fund are looking for ways to fill that pot. That’s the policy reason. But ... read more


Key definitions: Advanced Materials & Structures segment (AMS), Engineered Papers segment (EP), Low Ignition Propensity (LIP), Reconstituted Tobacco ... Changes in tax rates, the adoption of new U.S. ... read more

Failed Prophecy: Psalm 22

Psalm 22 is one of the most popular places to look for the supposed Old Testament prophecies fulfilled ... which are the last words of Jesus according to Matthew and Mark. Verse 7: “All who see me moc... read more

Montana will cut services, lay off more than 20 employees to balance budget

In case that happened, legislators ... like increasing the tobacco tax and closing tax loopholes for corporations. “It means they’ve made the decision to implement cuts,” Villa said. Now it’s unclear ... read more

Town Council urged to reconsider pot ban

“I see patients everywhere ... Lanny Swerdlow, founder of the Marijuana Anti-Prohibition Project, suggested Yucca Valley consider adopting an ordinance to allow a limited number of dispensaries the wa... read more

R.I. Proposal to Tax Violent Video Games

28, Coventry) will introduce legislation to increase mental health and counseling resources in schools by implementing a tax on video games rated ... isn't treated as a "secondary effect." See, e.g. L... read more

How much retirement savings do you really need?

With the recession and a staggering number of people out of work, saving for retirement can seem like a daunting task. But putting away money for your golden years is essential to leading a happy and ... read more

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