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.
“We have to include the public in addressing these needs, they deal with this on a daily basis,” said Roy Mitchell, director, Mississippi Health Advocacy Program.
MHAP has partnered with the Children’s Defense Fund and the Mississippi Economic Policy Center to conduct a series of interactive community discussions on health care in Mississippi.The dialogues will be held in Gulfport, Greenville, Hattiesburg, Meridian, and Tupelo.