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WHO Approves Measure Urging Nations To Raise Tobacco Taxes

Washington Times: U.N. approves increased global tobacco tax during secret session
“The U.N.’s World Health Organization on Tuesday approved a measure [urging] countries around the world to sharply raise excise taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products, a key step to what critics warn will be a push for a global tax on tobacco…” (Johnson/Swoyer, 10/14).

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