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    Sin Taxes: Cigarettes

    Jan 12, 13 • 458 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Economic History, Environment, Government, Health Care, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Revenue, abstinence…or maybe neither? Our story starts in New York State. Recognizing the health risks of cigarettes and the potential for generating revenue, New York State levied one of the highest cigarette taxes in the country. As a result,