Cigarette Tax

Spotlight: Cigarette tax increase could help

The Oklahoma House of Representatives Appropriations and Budget Committee voted 17-10 Monday for House Bill 1841 by Rep. Leslie Osborn, R-Mustang. The bill proposes a $1.50 per pack increase in the state’s cigarette tax and would direct revenue from the proposed tax increase into health care. The bill would have to get at least 75…

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