States With the Most Smokers

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Des Moines, Iowa

25. Iowa
> Pct. adults smokers:
18.5%
> State cigarette tax/pack: $1.36 (24th lowest)
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 193.7 (20th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 309.4 (18th lowest)

The four presidents at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota

24. South Dakota
> Pct. adults smokers:
18.6%
> State cigarette tax/pack: $1.53 (25th highest)
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 184.8 (18th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 320.3 (23rd lowest)

Board Walk on the Beach

23. North Carolina
> Pct. adults smokers:
19.1%
> State cigarette tax/pack: $0.45 (5th lowest)
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 195.2 (18th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 362.1 (15th highest)

Looking at the red rocks at Ghost Ranch

22. New Mexico
> Pct. adults smokers:
19.2%
> State cigarette tax/pack: $1.66 (21st highest)
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 167.3 (4th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 362.6 (14th highest)

Portland Head Light in Maine at Sunrise

21. Maine
> Pct. adults smokers:
19.3%
> State cigarette tax/pack: $2.00 (11th highest)
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 204.3 (12th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 314.4 (20th lowest)