Blog Posts By: Michael O’Dell, M.D., M.S.H.A., FAAFP

Missouri’s tobacco tax proposals: Are the current proposals better than nothing?

September 28, 2016


‘Tis better to do nothing than to do something stupid. Two proposals are being circulated for placing tobacco tax increases before Missouri voters on the November 2016 ballot. Each proposal will need to collect upwards of 100,000 signatures before the May 8 filing deadline. Neither initiative is effective in impacting price-sensitive choices of young smokers. […]


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