Does Missouri need higher tobacco taxes? - KMOV.com

Does Missouri need higher tobacco taxes?

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While most of the St. Louis area has gone smoke free, Missouri still leads the nation in one tobacco category.

The Show-Me state has the lowest tobacco tax in the country, but a group wants to increase the tax to help fund investments in early childhood education and health.

 

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