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6 TOBACCO TAXATION IN THE UNITED STATES

CONTENTS

Tobacco Taxes in the United States

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Federal Tobacco Taxes

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State and Local Tobacco Taxes

178

Trends in Cigarette Prices, Taxes, and Affordability

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Trends in Cigarette Tax Revenues and Sales

182

Tax Rates in Other Industrialized Countries

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Effect of Excise Taxes on Consumption

185

The Canadian Experience

186

Adolescents' Sensitivity to Price

187

Arguments for and Against Higher Tobacco Taxes

190

Conclusions and Recommendations

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References

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