Steep Cigarette Tax Hike Could Save Lives, Money: Report

50 cents more a pack would mean 3 million more nonsmokers, 200,000 lives saved by 2085

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All U.S. states also have their own cigarette tax, and that money goes to any number of projects, from building roads to funding education.

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Learn more about tobacco control efforts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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