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Spain Socialists Will Increase Tax Receipts to Finance Health

October 01, 2011

Oct. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba, the Socialists’ candidate for Spain’s Nov. 20 general election, said his party would increase taxes on tobacco and alcohol to finance health care.

Rubalcaba spoke today during a three-day party conference in Madrid.

To contact the reporter on this story: Angeline Benoit in Madrid at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Mike Harrison at

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