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Tobacco tax lifts Merced preschools


August 21, 2002
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Mike Conway
Modesto Bee

California’s 50-cent-per-pack tax on cigarettes pays for the “booster” class that preschool students on the year-round schedule can take during their breaks. The research shows that children with a year or two of preschool adjust to regular school better than their peers.