Special Report

States With the Highest and Lowest Cigarette Taxes

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10. California
> State cigarette excise tax: $2.87 per pack
> Residents who smoke: 11.3% — 2nd lowest

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9. Illinois
> State cigarette excise tax: $2.98 per pack
> Residents who smoke: 15.5% — 15th lowest

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8. Washington
> State cigarette excise tax: $3.03 per pack
> Residents who smoke: 13.5% — 5th lowest

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7. Vermont
> State cigarette excise tax: $3.08 per pack
> Residents who smoke: 15.8% — 19th lowest

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6. Hawaii
> State cigarette excise tax: $3.20 per pack
> Residents who smoke: 12.8% — 4th lowest