I noted on the House agenda today an item that says Rep. Andy Davis (R-Little Rock) plans to withdraw his bill that purported to provide funding for a cancer research institute at UAMS.
I’ve written several times, including here, about the favors in this bill for Big Tobacco in the name of cancer research.
A meaningful tax increase on cigarettes and a new tax on vaping are both rational and productive ways to raise money for cancer research. Not looking for Philip Morris or RJ Reynolds to get on my bandwagon, however.
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