Special Report

States With the Most Smokers

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45. Massachusetts
> Adults who smoke every day: 8.6%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 39.1 (18th lowest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $3.51 (4th highest)
> Adults reporting poor health 3.5% (5th lowest)

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44. New York
> Adults who smoke every day: 8.9%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 36.2 (13th lowest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $4.35 (the highest)
> Adults reporting poor health 4.5% (25th lowest)

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43. Washington
> Adults who smoke every day: 9.1%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 38.6 (17th lowest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $3.03 (8th highest)
> Adults reporting poor health 4.2% (18th lowest)

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42. Texas
> Adults who smoke every day: 9.3%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 35.0 (12th lowest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $1.41 (24th lowest)
> Adults reporting poor health 5.4% (14th highest)

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41. Maryland
> Adults who smoke every day: 9.3%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 37.7 (15th lowest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $2.00 (14th highest)
> Adults reporting poor health 3.6% (8th lowest)