Special Report

States With the Most Smokers

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50. Utah
> Adults who smoke every day: 6.0%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 19.1 (the lowest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $1.70 (22nd highest)
> Adults reporting poor health 3.6% (6th lowest)

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49. California
> Adults who smoke every day: 6.4%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 30.0 (4th lowest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $2.87 (9th highest)
> Adults reporting poor health 4.0% (16th lowest)

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48. Hawaii
> Adults who smoke every day: 8.0%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 31.9 (5th lowest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $3.20 (5th highest)
> Adults reporting poor health 3.5% (3rd lowest)

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47. New Jersey
> Adults who smoke every day: 8.4%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 35.0 (12th lowest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $2.70 (10th highest)
> Adults reporting poor health 4.6% (23rd highest)

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46. Connecticut
> Adults who smoke every day: 8.4%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 34.7 (10th lowest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $4.35 (the highest)
> Adults reporting poor health 3.7% (9th lowest)