Podcast: “5¢ a Drink” Alcohol Tax Pushed to Reverse Quinn Cuts to Drug, Alcohol Treatment; Help Plug Illinois Budget Hole

(Springfield, IL) – Illinois’ leading drug and alcohol treatment and prevention advocates today called on state lawmakers to increase the state’s alcohol tax by a 5¢ drink.

This move would raise $250 million for cash-strapped Illinois and restore $12.9 million cut from addiction healthcare services in Governor Pat Quinn‘s proposed FY 2010 budget.

Listen to podcast: IADDA CEO Sara Moscato Howe on 5¢ a Drink Tax