Please call the listed Representatives below and tell him/her to vote Yes on House Bill 364 for the $1 cigarette tax. You call also send preloaded messages to all members of the House of Representatives as well as send a letter to the editor of your local paper.
MHAP is touring the state now sharing the video with the public. It contains testimonials of random people from around the state and their thoughts on a proposal to increase the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $1.
Watch the Video of Community Dialogues on Medicaid and the Cigarette Tax
Mississippians Show Strong Support for $1 Cigarette Tax Increase to Fund Medicaid
MHAP has compiled a Free Clinic Resource List for Mississippians who are uninsured in
North, Central and South Mississippi.
Roy Mitchell, director of the Mississippi Health Advocacy Program, said the tax should be about $1 a pack, if Barbour was serious about the tax being a health issue.