Tue April 10, 2012
Missouri's low cigarette tax under fire
The state with the lowest tax on cigarettes? No, not tobacco country -- Virginia or North Carolina. It's Missouri, with a tax of just 17 cents a pack. The national average is a buck and a half. But health advocates are pushing a ballot initiative to increase the levy in Missouri.
Our own Maria Altman reports for Marketplace Morning Report today.
Missouri Cigarette Tax
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