A strong majority of Nebraska voters support a $1.50 increase in the cigarette tax and an equivalent increase for other tobacco products to help address the budget shortfall and fund health programs. The results show a resounding 71 percent of Nebraska voters support increasing the tobacco tax, while 28 percent oppose it.
The poll of 500 Nebraska registered voters was conducted by Public Opinion Strategies from March 4-7. The poll’s margin of error is +/- 4.38 percent.
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