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Tobacco tax is never high enough [Letter]
Tobacco tax is never high enough [Letter]

Well, it seems that Vincent DeMarco and his Maryland Citizens Health Initiative Group are back at it again proposing yet another $1 per pack increase in Maryland's tobacco tax which is already highest in the region. In his latest letter to the editor, there's even a thinly-veiled threat to Attorney General Doug Gansler and the Republican candidates for governor that, if elected, they'd better not try to repeal any of the tobacco or alcohol taxes enacted during the O'Malley-Brown administration ("Md.'s tobacco, alcohol tax increases are saving lives," May 28). You know it seems like only a couple years ago that I wrote a letter that was published in this...