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April 19, 2012 2:48 AM

Commentary: Big Tobacco fires up campaign against taxes

Tobacco is different. In the coming weeks, Californians once again will witness the industry's formidable power. Cigarette makers Altria and R.J. Reynolds will spend tens of millions of dollars telling us why Proposition 29, the latest attempt by anti-smokers to raise tobacco taxes, is a terrible idea.

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