Mass. Raises $285M From Cigarette TaxMassachusetts taxpayers have shelled out an extra $542 million since state lawmakers voted three years ago to hike the tax on cigarettes and gasoline, with none of the cigarette revenue going directly to anti-smoking programs.
Tax Hikes Kick In On Gasoline, Cigarettes In MassachusettsThe state's gasoline tax jumps 3 cents Wednesday and the excise tax on cigarettes is also increasing $1.
WBZ's Paula Ebben Appears On Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report"WBZ's Paula Ebben made a brief debut on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" Monday night.
Curious Where Cigarette Tax Money GoesSmoking is one of the most dangerous and addictive things you can do, and stopping is one of toughest. That's why getting smokers to quit, and keeping...

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