Increase in tobacco tax proposed to legislature

Cigarettes (MGN)

A pack of cigarettes could cost a bit more under a new proposal.

State Sen. Sue Crawford introduced a bill raising the tax on tobacco products.

According to the bill, cigarette tax would increase to $2.14 per pack.

The current tax is 64 cents per pack.

In the U.S., the average tobacco tax is $1.72 according to the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids.

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