Proposition 29

Imposes Additional Tax on Cigarettes for Cancer Research
California Ballot Propositions - June 5th 2012

Proposition 29 would increase taxes on cigarettes by $1 per pack to fund certain research and tobacco prevention programs. The current tax per pack is 87 cents. If the proposition passes, consumers would pay $1.87 per pack in cigarette taxes. Experts estimate the measure would generate about $850 million a year in new tax revenues.

Official Election Results:
Yes: 2,260,496 [49.8%]
No: 2,293,704 [50.2%]

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