Tobacco Institute Plans to Derail Proposed Tobacco Tax Increase
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"[TI] legislative consultant Bob Barberousse, in cooperative effort with other industry lobbyists, is working intensely to obtain advance information concerning anticipated legislation to increase tobacco taxes... Essential to the industry's success in this area will be prompt analyses of any tax increase proposals by TI economic issues staff...need to immediately start preparation of the adverse economic effects of cigarette tax increases of 5, 10, 15, 20, and 25 cent per pack."
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Lists avaliable resources and provides general outline of lobbying activities. "The industry should financially assist the broadcast of CTA-type commercials against excise taxes in the appropriate New Mexico media markets in January and February 1991." "... We plan to have the ads sponsored by a coalition of local organization members."
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Type of Document: Tobacco Institute Internal Document
Title: State Tax Plan
TO: unknown
FROM: unknown
Date: Summer/Fall 1990
Site: Tobacco Institute

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