Costly Smokes



Cigarettes are much more costly in Minnesota  now after a new tobacco tax went into affect

New tobacco taxes includes a $1.60 increase in the per-pack tax on cigarettes bringing the total cost for pack up to about $7.50.

Mike Sheldon with Clearway Minnesota says increasing tobacco's price by a $1.60 per pack of cigarettes will prevent more than 47,700 Minnesota kids from becoming addicted adult smokers and help more than 36,600 current Minnesota smokers quit.
   
For more information go to www.quitplan.com.


 

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Locations : Minnesota
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