09 Nov '11, 10pm

Christmas Tree Tax Approved | Care2 Healthy Living: A fifteen cent tax on Christmas trees has been approved by t...

Christmas Tree Tax Approved | Care2 Healthy Living: A fifteen cent tax on Christmas trees has been approved by t...

A fifteen cent tax on Christmas trees has been approved by the U.S. federal government in order to fund a marketing program to promote them. The reported reason for the tax and ensuing marketing effort is a decline in the purchasing of live Christmas trees and an increase in sales of artificial ones. Two million dollars is expected to be generated by the new Christmas tree tax. Is isn’t live trees generally that are used in homes for celebrating Christmas, it is live trees that are cut down. It seems a little peculiar the federal government would want to promote cutting down live trees because they provide more benefit alive than dead. Clearly though, the idea is to support the natural Christmas tree farm industry. Some tree farmers are content with the government plan to promote them, and others don’t believe it is necessary, when they can do their own marketing. The fede...

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When you think of “Japanese food ” does it include a heaping platter of sushi? While there are plenty of healthy (and unhe...

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Healthy air quality - Mother Nature Network

Healthy air quality - Mother Nature Network

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German Christmas Markets – Celebrate Tradition, Culture and Fun!

German Christmas Markets – Celebrate Tradition,...

thelifeofluxury.com 10 Nov '11, 6am

German Christmas Markets – Celebrate Tradition, Culture and Fun! by luxe living Christmas market – Mainz, Germany Christma...

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care2.com 10 Nov '11, 12am

By Melanie Haiken, Caring.com senior It’s natural to blame sleep problems on stress or physical changes that come with age...

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care2.com 11 Nov '11, 8pm

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Dog Eats $1000 | Care2 Healthy Living: Melissa Breyer is the Senior Editor for Healthy Living. She is a writer a...

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care2.com 13 Nov '11, 10pm

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Help Care2's Children Have a Happy Christmas: TAKE ACTION

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Care2's click-to-donate program has 16 children that C2 members sponsor through Children International. And Care2 is tryin...