Discount Cigarettes – Dollar-a-pack cigarette-tax increase meets with approval and outrage

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Date: December 30th, 2007

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Maryland – Smokers in Maryland will have to pay an extra buck to light up Tuesday when a $2 cigarette tax goes into effect statewide.The $1-a-pack increase – passed into law last month during a special session of the Maryland General Assembly – means Maryland has, with five other states, the fourth-highest cigarette tax in the nation, according to data from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Alaska, Arizona, Connecticut, Maine and Michigan also have $2-a-pack levies. Full Story
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