Mississippi Cigarette Tax Amendment (2010)
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Should cigarettes be additionally taxed at fifty percent (50%) of the national cigarette tax average with proceeds earmarked for Medicaid?
According to the Secretary of State, below is the ballot summary:
Initiative #25 would amend the Mississippi Constitution to require a new tax to be levied on cigarettes equal to fifty percent (50%) of the National Cigarette State- Tax Average rate which shall be in addition to all other applicable taxes on cigarettes. Ninety- eight percent (98%) of the proceeds of the new cigarette tax shall be distributed to the state Division of Medicaid and the remaining two percent (2%) used for administrative purposes.
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