Puffin' Stuff 

From The Chattanoogan: State Senator (and US Senate hopeful) Rosalind Kurita has proposed a 71-cent per pack tax on cigarettes in order to deter teenage smoking and raise $100-million for healthcare in Tennessee. It’s a bold plan that would bring the comparatively low price of tobacco products in Tennessee in line with the rest of the country. On the other hand it could lose Kurita the crucial chain-smoker vote.

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