Today, at the Missouri Ethics Commission:
C121181 04/10/2012 ENOUGH TAXES ALREADY Cheyenne International 701 South Battleground Ave. Grover NC 28073 4/6/2012 $51,000.00
North Carolina. This wouldn’t have anything to do with tobacco, would it?
A brand new PAC:
C121181: Enough Taxes Already
Po Box 1533 Committee Type: Political Action
Jefferson City Mo 65102
(816) 262-5745 Established Date: 04/04/2012
Their purpose [pdf]: “Statutory amendment to Chapters 149 and 196, RSMo relating to tobacco taxation and regulation” “November 6, 2012, statewide” “Oppose”
Enough Taxes Already – with no sense of irony.
Overall All States’ Average: $1.46 per pack
Major Tobacco States’ Average: 48.5 cents per pack
Other States’ Average: $1.59 per pack
State Tax Rank
Missouri $0.17 51st
That would be last place in case you were wondering.
Cheyenne International? Yep, a tobacco company.
If you DON’T currently use tobacco, Cheyenne International encourages you NOT to start.
No sense of irony in that universe.