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New Report: $1 Cigarette Tax Increase Would Raise $43.3 Million for Utah and Cut Youth Smoking
Date:2/10/2010

National Poll Finds Voters Prefer Tobacco Tax to Other Tax Increases, Budget Cuts

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Raising Utah's cigarette tax by $1 per pack would bring in $43.3 million in new annual revenue to help close the state's budget shortfall, while also reducing smoking and saving lives, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations.  In Utah, health advocates are calling on state leaders to increase the cigarette tax by $1.30 per pack to maximize the revenue and health benefits to the state.

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The report comes as states grapple with unprecedented budget shortfalls and face devastating cuts to education, health care and other essential public services.  The report details the revenue and health benefits to each state of a $1 cigarette tax increase.

In Utah, a $1 cigarette tax increase would also:

  • Prevent 10,500 kids from becoming smokers;
  • Spur 5,500 current adult smokers to quit;
  • Save 4,800 residents from premature, smoking-caused deaths; and
  • Save $236.0 million in health care costs.

A nationwide poll released along with the report found that 67 percent of voters support a $1 tobacco tax increase, with backing from large majorities of Republicans (68 percent), Dem
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