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Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax
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Benefits of a $2 Tobacco Tax

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North Dakota is looking to you to help increase the tobacco tax to $2 per pack which can reduce youth smoking rates by an incredible 25%.

North Dakota is looking to you to help increase the tobacco tax to $2 per pack which can reduce youth smoking rates by an incredible 25%.

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  • 1. WE CAN REDUCE YOUTH SMOKING RATES BY MAKING TOBACCO LESS AFFORDABLE
  • 2. INCREASING NORTH DAKOTA’S TOBACCO TAX TO $2 PER PACK CAN REDUCE YOUTH SMOKING RATES BY AN INCREDIBLE 25%
  • 3. INCREASING THE TOBACCO TAX TO $2 PER PACK CAN REDUCE YOUTH SMOKING RATES BY AN INCREDIBLE 25%
  • 4. NORTH DAKOTA’S HIGH SCHOOL SMOKING RATE IS 19.4% - A 25% REDUCTION WOULD REDUCE THE RATE TO NEARLY 14% Source for youth smoking rates: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS); Public Health Benefits from Increasing a Cigarette Tax
  • 5. AT 44 CENTS PER PACK OF CIGARETTES, NORTH DAKOTA HAS THE 46TH LOWEST TOBACCO TAX IN THE NATION, AND HAS NOT RAISED ITS TOBACCO TAX FOR OVER TWENTYYEARS - SINCE 1993. Source: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: www.tobaccofreekids.org/research/factsheets/pdf/0202.pdf
  • 6. PREVENTS 7,900 NORTH DAKOTA YOUTH FROM BECOMING ADULT SMOKERS A.
  • 7. PREVENT 4,700 PREMATURE SMOKING-CAUSED DEATHS IN NORTH DAKOTA B.
  • 8. SAVE $312.90 MILLION IN LONG-TERM HEALTH CARE COSTS C. Source: Public Health Benefits from Increasing a Cigarette Tax
  • 9. INCREASINGAND MAINTAININGA HIGH TOBACCO TAX IS AMONG THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAYS TO PREVENT YOUNG PEOPLE FROM EVER STARTING TO USE TOBACCO Source: CDC Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs
  • 10. A TOBACCO TAX INCREASE IS A WIN-WIN FOR THE STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA

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