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  • Public Health Advocates Discuss Health, Budget Benefits of Cigarette Tax Increase

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  • On May 24, 2012 the director of the Illinois Department Health Public, Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, will be joined by Dr. Frank Chaloupka - an international expert on cigarette taxes and their impact on public health - to discuss the health and budget benefits of a $1-per-pack cigarette tax increase. The proposed increase, when combined with matching federal funds, will curb overall tobacco use, save lives and generate nearly $700 toward closing the states $2.7 billion Medicaid deficit.


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Language(s): EN-English

Volume or Year: 2012
Number or Issue: May 23

Date Created: 05 23 2012
Date Last Modified: 05 23 2012

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1. Public Health Advocates Discuss Health, Budget Benefits of Cigarette Tax Increase (052312IDPHCigaretteTaxSupportEventAdvisory.doc).
Document Size:204288 Software: Microsoft Word Version: 97-2003

This is part of a series. It is part of Press releases from the Governor's agencies: 44488