Special Report

Price Of A Pack Of Cigarettes Through the Decades

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2000s
> Avg. price: $3.94 per pack
> Inflation-adjusted price: $5.17 per pack
> Avg. state and federal cigarette taxes: $1.39 per pack
> Annual consumption per capita: 1,452 cigarettes
> Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 55.2 per 100,000

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2010s
> Avg. price: $6.32 per pack
> Inflation-adjusted price: $!Undefined Bookmark, N per pack
> Avg. state and federal cigarette taxes: $2.62 per pack
> Annual consumption per capita: 468 cigarettes
> Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 44.0 per 100,000