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Friday, November 7, 2008

Alcohol Taxes and Fees: An economic and historical perspective

Testimony from Bruce Lee Livingston, MPP
Executive Director, Marin Institute
Assembly Select Committee on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Thursday, March 6, 2008

I am going to give a brief history of alcohol tax and fee proposals, compare California’s tax rates to other states, present alcohol cost and harm data, and then run through a few tax and fee options that could generate hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollar.
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