Raise Your Hand for Kids

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A cloud of uncertainty is hanging over a proposed cigarette tax hike after a Missouri appeals court panel changed the wording voters would see on the November ballot. 

Today Paul Pepper visits with Fmr. Mo. State Rep. JOHN WRIGHT about a proposed initiative to gradually raise the cigarette tax in Missouri (which is the lowest in the country) and in turn give 100% of that money to smoking cessation, childhood health and early-childhood education. According to John, "this is a huge opportunity for our state," and he has the facts to prove it. Watch! May 23, 2016