MedChi Tobacco Tax
In this May 2014 photo, Del. Shawn Tarrant (left) and Vincent DeMarco, president of the Maryland Health Care for All Coalition, are seen at a MedChi press conference about a proposal to raise the tobacco tax. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

Advocates claim support for hiking tobacco tax

Proposal would increase state levy from $2 to $3 a pack

A coalition of anti-smoking advocates say they believe they have the votes to increase the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products.

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