Special Report

States With the Most Smokers

Baltimore, Maryland - Inner Harbor
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45. Maryland
> Pct. adults smokers:
14.6%
> State cigarette tax/pack: $2.00 (11th highest)
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 188.0 (21st lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 317.4 (22nd lowest)

Boston
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44. Massachusetts
> Pct. adults smokers:
14.7%
> State cigarette tax/pack: $3.51 (4th highest)
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 185.6 (20th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 268.9 (3rd lowest)

Jersey City skyline
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43. New Jersey
> Pct. adults smokers:
15.1%
> State cigarette tax/pack: $2.70 (9th highest)
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 183.6 (17th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 285.7 (10th lowest)

Seattle skyline
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42. Washington
> Pct. adults smokers:
15.3%
> State cigarette tax/pack: $3.03 (7th highest)
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 182.8 (16th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 284.8 (9th lowest)

Skyline of Hartford Connecticut on a beautiful sunny day
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41. Connecticut
> Pct. adults smokers:
15.4%
> State cigarette tax/pack: $3.65 (3rd highest)
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 174.6 (8th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 266.3 (2nd lowest)

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