AN INCREASE IN THE CIGARETTE EXCISE TAX DOES NOT SOLVE NEW YORK'S HEALTH CARE PROBLEMS1998-00-00
List of arguments against an increase in the New York cigarette tax as a means for health care funding. Asserts that New York's health care system is plagued with waste. Argues that revenue from excise taxes is unstable and declines and therefor should not fund something as important as health care. Predicts increased sales on Native American reservations and cross border sales.