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  • Clovis smoker Brandon Spain on California's $2-per-pack cigarette tax

    The new cigarette tax, which takes effect April 1, 2017, will affect smokers like Brandon Spain of Clovis. We talked to him not long after voters approved the tax with Proposition 56 on Nov. 8, 2016.

The new cigarette tax, which takes effect April 1, 2017, will affect smokers like Brandon Spain of Clovis. We talked to him not long after voters approved the tax with Proposition 56 on Nov. 8, 2016. Barbara Anderson The Fresno Bee
The new cigarette tax, which takes effect April 1, 2017, will affect smokers like Brandon Spain of Clovis. We talked to him not long after voters approved the tax with Proposition 56 on Nov. 8, 2016. Barbara Anderson The Fresno Bee

Big tax on cigarettes arrives Saturday. Will it help smokers kick the habit?

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