State Sen. Chuck Hufstetler also suggested that Georgia needs to bump its taxes on tobacco products. “We heavily subsidize cigarettes in the state …... Sen. Hufstetler pushes for higher tax on cigarettes

State Sen. Chuck Hufstetler also suggested that Georgia needs to bump its taxes on tobacco products. “We heavily subsidize cigarettes in the state … If we were the same level of taxation as the nation we would bring in another half billion dollars, and as a side benefit the studies from other states show that we would prevent 28,000 of our youth from early tobacco death,” Hufstetler said.

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