Special Report

Price of a Pack of Cigarettes the Year You Were Born

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> Avg. price per pack: $0.28
> State and federal cigarette taxes: $0.14
> Inflation adjusted price: $1.53
> Annual consumption per capita: 2,626 cigarettes
> Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 29.6 per 100,000

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> Avg. price per pack: $0.30
> State and federal cigarette taxes: $0.16
> Inflation adjusted price: $1.61
> Annual consumption per capita: 2,702 cigarettes
> Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 31.1 per 100,000

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> Avg. price per pack: $0.31
> State and federal cigarette taxes: $0.16
> Inflation adjusted price: $1.59
> Annual consumption per capita: 2,663 cigarettes
> Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 32.7 per 100,000

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> Avg. price per pack: $0.32
> State and federal cigarette taxes: $0.16
> Inflation adjusted price: $1.64
> Annual consumption per capita: 2,680 cigarettes
> Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 34.3 per 100,000

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> Avg. price per pack: $0.33
> State and federal cigarette taxes: $0.16
> Inflation adjusted price: $1.61
> Annual consumption per capita: 2,640 cigarettes
> Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 37.1 per 100,000

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> Avg. price per pack: $0.37
> State and federal cigarette taxes: $0.18
> Inflation adjusted price: $1.74
> Annual consumption per capita: 2,603 cigarettes
> Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 38.5 per 100,000

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> Avg. price per pack: $0.39
> State and federal cigarette taxes: $0.19
> Inflation adjusted price: $1.74
> Annual consumption per capita: 2,534 cigarettes
> Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 40.2 per 100,000

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> Avg. price per pack: $0.40
> State and federal cigarette taxes: $0.20
> Inflation adjusted price: $1.72
> Annual consumption per capita: 2,648 cigarettes
> Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 41.9 per 100,000

Source: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration / Wikimedia Commons

> Avg. price per pack: $0.40
> State and federal cigarette taxes: $0.20
> Inflation adjusted price: $1.67
> Annual consumption per capita: 2,631 cigarettes
> Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 43.4 per 100,000

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> Avg. price per pack: $0.42
> State and federal cigarette taxes: $0.20
> Inflation adjusted price: $1.65
> Annual consumption per capita: 2,702 cigarettes
> Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 44.2 per 100,000

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