Common Cause Education Fund: Massachusetts: Campaign Contributions?and Lobbying Expenses of?the Tobacco Industry?and It's Allies

April 1, 2005



As this report goes to press, the Massachusetts Legislature has accepted a budget that cuts next year's funding for tobacco prevention programs even further, to $2.54 million ? while diverting hundreds of millions of dollars in tobacco- generated revenue to other uses. Fiscal year 2004 is the second consecutive year in which funding for tobacco prevention programs has declined dramatically, while income from tobacco-generated sources has increased.

READ: Common Cause Education Fund: Massachusetts: Campaign Contributions?and Lobbying Expenses of?the Tobacco Industry?and It's Allies


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