Cigarette Tax

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State Tax on a Pack of Cigarettes in 2015

State Tax Per Pack Rank
Alabama 0.43 46
Alaska 2.00 11
Arizona 2.00 11
Arkansas 1.15 29
California 0.87 32
Colorado 0.84 33
Connecticut 3.40 4
Delaware 1.60 21
Florida 1.34 26
Georgia 0.37 47
Hawaii 3.20 5
Idaho 0.57 41
Illinois 1.98 16
Indiana 1.00 31
Iowa 1.36 25
Kansas 0.79 35
Kentucky 0.60 39
Louisiana 0.36 48
Maine 2.00 11
Maryland 2.00 11
Massachusetts 3.51 2
Michigan 2.00 11
Minnesota 2.90 7
Mississippi 0.68 36
Missouri 0.17 50
Montana 1.70 18
Nebraska 0.64 37
Nevada 0.80 34
New Hampshire 1.78 17
New Jersey 2.70 9
New Mexico 1.66 20
New York 4.35 1
North Carolina 0.45 44
North Dakota 0.44 45
Ohio 1.25 28
Oklahoma 1.03 30
Oregon 1.31 27
Pennsylvania 1.60 21
Rhode Island 3.50 3
South Carolina 0.57 41
South Dakota 1.53 23
Tennessee 0.62 38
Texas 1.41 24
Utah 1.70 18
Vermont 2.75 8
Virginia 0.30 49
Washington 3.03 6
West Virginia 0.55 43
Wisconsin 2.52 10
Wyoming 0.60 39

Source: CQ Press’s State Fact Finder Series: State Rankings 2015: A Statistical View of America, edited by Kathleen O’Leary Morgan and Scott Morgan, CQ Press, Washington, D.C., 2015, p. 346.