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.
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