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Cigarette Taxes and Cigarette Smuggling by State, 2014

Key Findings: Excessive tax rates on cigarettes approach de facto prohibition in some states, inducing black and gray market movement of tobacco products into high tax states from low tax states or foreign sources. New York has the highest inbound smuggl
Tax Foundation
added Jan 18, 2017 17:58
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Texas may become third state to raise smoking age to 21 as potential law could prevent 200,000 premature deaths and save $406M in health care

Several state officials, including Rep John Zerwas and Sen Carlos Uresti, have been trying to convince lawmakers to raise the minimum age... The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) published a report that outlines the impacts of the proposed age l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:51

Smoking Costs the Average New York Smoker $2,313,025 Over a Lifetime

When a friend of mine moved back to Buffalo from Seattle a couple of years ago, one of the first things that she said to me was that she was surprised at how many people still smoked here. Before she mentioned that, I never thought much about it, because
Buffalo (NY) Rising
added Jan 17, 2017 19:14

[South Carolina] How much does smoking cost over a lifetime? More than you think.

Wallet Hub ranked every U.S. state by the lifetime and annual costs of smoking. South Carolina is eighth from the bottom in the newly released report because of relatively low cigarette and tobacco tax costs, but the overall price tag is still sobering: $
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Jan 17, 2017 19:14

Alabama ranks high in study of the cost of smoking

Alabama came in 6th on the list just behind Tennessee and Mississippi. Over the course of a smoker's lifetime, they will spend on average $1,196,752 in smoking related expenses. In a year the expenses can also pile up, totaling on average about $23,00
WAAYTV (Huntsville, AL)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:14
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[North Carolina, South Carolina] Study: Lifetime of smoking costs more than $1M

According to a recent Wallethub study, smokers in the Carolinas can save themselves an average of over $1 million by cutting the dangerous habit. The study, which was developed to encourage smokers to quit the habit, calculated the potential monetary lo
NBC6  WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:13

Study: Kentucky is the cheapest state for smokers

A new study reveals that Kentucky has the lowest smoking costs in the United States- but you'll still be spending a lot of money. Personal-finance website Wallethub released a new report in an effort to encourage the estimated 36.5 million tobacco users
WXIX-FOX19 (Cincinnatti, OH)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:13

WalletHub: How much does it cost to smoke in Connecticut?

The site found that Connecticut is the third most expensive state for smokers both over a lifetime and over the course of one year.
Connecticut Post
added Jan 17, 2017 19:12

The Real Cost of Smoking by State

Since 1964, smoking-related illnesses have claimed 20 million lives in the U.S., 2.5 million of which belonged to nonsmokers who developed diseases merely from secondhand-smoke exposure. However, the economic and societal costs of smoking-related issues
added Jan 17, 2017 15:21

[New Zealand] Government at 'high risk' of losing $10 million annually if tobacco black market surges

A Stuff investigation last year, which included a reporter purchasing 80 grams of the illicit product, highlighted how easy it is to buy illegal tobacco online. Police have also raised concerns the black market is fuelling armed robberies and burglaries
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 16, 2017 21:24
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