California: Lance Armstrong to Give $1.5 Million to Push Tobacco Tax

Wed, Feb 15 2012 — Source: Los Angeles Times

Former Tour de France champion and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong will announce a $1.5-million donation to Proposition 29, the June ballot measure in California that would create a new $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes to pay for cancer research.
The donation will come from Armstrong’s Texas-based foundation, which spends millions every year promoting cancer awareness and funding cancer research.

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