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  • It's going to keep getting harder to find a cigarette in 2013 if the state legislatures across the country get their way. Higher cigarette taxes are on the docket in a number of states with traditionally high numbers of smokers. Minnesota in particular, where nearly 16% of the population still smokes, the governor is seeking to boost the state cigarette tax rate to a new rate of $2.83 per pack, a move which is being lauded across the board by anti-smoking advocates. [View news story]
    I'll stick with my tobacco stocks too. The way I see it, the Chinese will all be taking up smoking soon, just like we Americans did when our economy was on the rise. Light 'em up boys, America is depending on you!
    Jan 22 05:17 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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