The Canadian Press

2001-11-01 | Tobacco-Taxes

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The price of cigarettes took a jump in November. Costs rose anywhere from three dollars to $5.50 for a carton. Health Minister Allan Rock made the announcement in Ottawa. (Rock said the increases were part of the federal government's strategy to reduce the number of smokers by 20 per cent over the next 10 years.)

Date: 2001-11-01
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << together with the provincial governments increasing the price of tobacco products including cigarettes, desert significant increases this is the fifth tax increase since nineteen ninety four it's the second tax increase this year >>

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