Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
2.02 US Dollars (2018)

Target:
2.60 USD

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

Baseline:
2.02 US Dollars was the national average tax on cigarettes in 2018

Increase the national average tax on cigarettes

Target-Setting Method
Projection

Summary

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