Special Report

States With the Most Smokers

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25. Vermont
> Adults who smoke every day: 11.8%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 41.5 (25th lowest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $3.08 (6th highest)
> Adults reporting poor health 3.9% (14th lowest)

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24. New Hampshire
> Adults who smoke every day: 11.9%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 43.4 (20th highest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $1.78 (21st highest)
> Adults reporting poor health 3.5% (5th lowest)

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23. North Carolina
> Adults who smoke every day: 11.9%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 45.6 (16th highest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $0.45 (5th lowest)
> Adults reporting poor health 5.3% (16th highest)

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22. Montana
> Adults who smoke every day: 12.2%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 39.2 (19th lowest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $1.70 (22nd highest)
> Adults reporting poor health 4.5% (25th highest)

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21. Kansas
> Adults who smoke every day: 12.2%
> Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 people: 44.4 (19th highest)
> Cigarette excise tax: $1.29 (20th lowest)
> Adults reporting poor health 4.5% (25th lowest)

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