Panel pushes cigarette, pot money for UAMS

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A House committee on Wednesday endorsed a bill that would raise cigarette prices and dedicate medical marijuana tax revenue to help bring a National Cancer Institute designation to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. The House Rules Committee passed in a split voice vote House Bill 1565 by Rep. Andy Davis, R-Little Rock, over objections from the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and American Lung Association.

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