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California Votes Down Tobacco Tax for Cancer Research


California residents voted against Proposition 29, a measure to raise the tax on tobacco in order to fund cancer research and smoking reduction programs.

The proposition was voted down by a razor thin margin: 28 counties voted yes; 29 counties voted no.

Learn more about the proposition.

 

 

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Will Frei
Avalara Author Will Frei
Will Frei covers sales tax news including best practices, legislation and sales tax technology. He is the Social Media Manager at Avalara.