New Tax Might Kill Miami's Cigar Rollers

Miami New Times | March 9, 2009
Miami's cigar-makers are scrambling to survive past April 1, when President Obama's new State Children's Health Insurance Plan takes effect — and brings with it a 900 percent tax increase on every single cigar made or imported to the States.

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