Why doesn the initiated measure dedicate all of the tobacco money for public health?
The first priority for the use of the tobacco settlement dollars must be tobacco prevention and control. This measure modifies current law by allocating only the amount of tobacco settlement dollars necessary to run an effective CDC tobacco prevention and control plan. While more tobacco settlement dollars should be dedicated to public health in general, this measure only addresses tobacco control and prevention.
- Would this measure, if passed, require a 60% vote of the citizens if they initiated a measure to decrease the budget of a political subdivision or to decrease taxes?
- Why doesn the initiated measure dedicate all of the tobacco money for public health?
- Why is tobacco control a public health priority and necessity?