Increase in tobacco tax proposed to legislature
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.