Special Report

States With the Highest and Lowest Cigarette Taxes

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50. Missouri
> State cigarette excise tax: $0.17 per pack
> Residents who smoke: 20.8% — 11th highest

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49. Georgia
> State cigarette excise tax: $0.37 per pack
> Residents who smoke: 17.5% — 21st highest

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48. North Dakota
> State cigarette excise tax: $0.44 per pack
> Residents who smoke: 18.3% — 18th highest

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47. North Carolina
> State cigarette excise tax: $0.45 per pack
> Residents who smoke: 17.2% — 24th highest

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45. South Carolina
> State cigarette excise tax: $0.57 per pack
> Residents who smoke: 18.8% — 15th highest