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Increasing cigarrette taxes is a loosing proposition as the number of smokers is reducing. Additionally, some think it an extremely regressive tax as percentage of xmokers increases with the decrease of income.

Do what Texas did years ago. Increase sales taxes (keeping the exemptions) and repeal the income tax for all.

Food for thought. The US constitution guarantees equal treatment under the law. It is also illegal to discriminate based on age. It is highly likely that such an exemption to taxes would be illegal.

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