16 March 2012

Taxes and Consumption - I Was Right

When President Obama first took office, he raised cigarette taxes to fund children's insurance.  I pointed out that this was nothing but political posturing, since the new tax will make people stop smoking, and would only raise enough money for children's insurance if everyone in the country were required to buy a pack of smokes a day.

Here's how taxes affect alcohol consumption in the US.

Check out Georgia and Alaska.

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posted by Jeff Holt at 09:14

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