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Proposed State Tax On Cigarettes Could Create 12,000 Jobs

February 7, 2012
Proposed State Tax On Cigarettes Could Create 12,000 Jobs

The California Cancer Research Act (CCRA) , a statewide June 5 ballot initiative, aims to increase the tax on cigarettes, and a recent University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) study says the initiative would create thousands of jobs and significantly boost the state’s overall economy. more › Read more: Proposed State Tax On Cigarettes Could Create 12,000 Jobs

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Study Says Bicycling Can Save Cities Billions of Dollars

November 10, 2011
Study Says Bicycling Can Save Cities Billions of Dollars

Environmental Health Perspectives published findings from a study by scientists at the University of Wisconsin that reveal shocking relief for wallets from simply switching to two wheels. Focusing on eleven metropolitan cities in the upper Midwest, the study surveyed the economic and health benefits of swapping a car for a bicycle for trips less than five miles in length. more › Originally posted here: Study Says Bicycling Can Save Cities Billions of Dollars

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