Tobacco tax supporters to rally in Cape Girardeau
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Supporters of a November ballot issue that would increase Missouri's tobacco taxes will rally in Cape Girardeau today, according to a group that supports the initiative.
The Proposition B Bus Tour will make a stop at Capaha Park at Broadway and West End Boulevard at 9:30 a.m. today, according to a news release from Show-Me A Brighter Future. Prop B is on the Nov. 6 general election ballot and proposes a 73-cent tax increase per pack of cigarettes and increased taxes on other tobacco products to raise money for Missouri public schools and universities. Area school and community leaders will be speaking out in support of Prop B. For more information contact, Julie Sally at
Pertinent address: Capaha Park, Broadway and West End Blvd, Cape Girardeau, Mo.