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American Stetes With Highest Tobacco Taxes

1. New York The state of New York has higest taxes on cigarettes in the USA which provided an income of  $1.63 billion in 2012. New York cigarette taxes make up 10% of total state-level taxes imposed on tobacco products across the country. The state managed to get this income in spite of having most expensive cigarettes in the country … Continue reading Continue reading

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40% still off cigarettes year after tobacco tax hike

Nearly 40 percent of people who gave up smoking in response to cigarette price hikes a year ago are still nonsmokers, a survey by drugmaker Pfizer Japan Inc. showed Tuesday. One out of every three smokers quit shortly before or after Oct. 1 last year, when cigarette prices jumped by more than ¥100 per pack from around ¥300 in line … Continue reading

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