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cigarette tax could go up $2

Thursday, January 10, 2019 13:07 PM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

Cigarettes could go up two dollars a pack.
There's a proposal at the statehouse to raise the tax on cigarettes.
Officials say more than 300 million dollars a year would be generated.
Experts aren't sure right now if a higher tax has enough support.
Another idea behind a higher tax is to reduce the smoking rate.
Statistics show 22 percent of Hoosiers light up.....
That's one of the highest rates in the nation.




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