Status: Baseline only
Increase the national average tax on cigarettes
Baseline: 2.02 US Dollars was the national average tax on cigarettes in 2018
Target: 2.60 US Dollars
Cigarette smoking causes cancer and early death. Cigarette taxes currently vary widely from state to state, and increasing the price of tobacco products is the most effective way to reduce tobacco use.
Workgroup: Tobacco Use Workgroup