Thom Hartmann show at 3pm ET to discuss a study that proposes tripling cigarette taxes as a means to lower tobacco consumption around the world. It's a brilliant idea that, clearly, has never occurred to policymakers in the past. What could possibly go wrong with such a simple idea for reducing people's taste for tobacco? What cynical fool would ever suggest unintended consequences might occur?Make a social concern go away just by hiking taxes on it? Why haven't the drug warriors thought of that? Anyway, I'll be on the
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