Price of Cigarettes
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Asked by: jason845-ga
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25 Feb 2004 10:21 PST
Expires: 26 Mar 2004 10:21 PST
Question ID: 310715
I am trying to do some research on the average cost of a carton of cigarettes in all 50 States. Please send me information that shows the average cost of a carton of cigarettes per state. I need the information to be current and also in US Dollars. I needed this information as soon as possible. Thanks.
Re: Price of Cigarettes
Answered By: mosquitohawk-ga on 25 Feb 2004 11:15 PST
Greetings jason845, I'm happy to answer your question for you. I quickly found exactly what you were looking for at http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/. Here is a link to an Adobe Acrobat document containing all and more information than you asked for: http://tobaccofreekids.org/research/factsheets/pdf/0099.pdf The information you desire is in the 7th column from the left, called "Retail Price Per Pack With All Taxes". I took the liberty of adding them all up for you to give you the average as you ask. The average price across the 50 states is $3.81 or $3.8066 (I received this figure by adding the prices of all 50 states and then dividing by 50). It also provides you the tax amount per pack by state, the highest costing state ranked through the cheapest state, etc. The above report also references a government CDC website which has a lot of information you may find useful: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/statehi/html_2002/state_highlights2002.htm My search strategy was to use the following terms: retail cigarette pack price USA at http://www.vivisimo.com/ Here's the link for you: http://vivisimo.com/search?query=retail+cigarette+pack+price+USA&v%3Asources=MSN%2CNetscape%2CLycos%2CLooksmart%2COverture&x=38&y=15 Best of luck! ``mosquitohawk-ga Here's an interesting item, but it costs! http://www.euromonitor.com/Cigarettes_in_United_States - $950 USD
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