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The Brian Lehrer Show

New Tobacco Tax: Will it Curb Smoking?

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

New York is poised to have the priciest cigarretes in the country. Will it curb smoking? Kenneth Perkins, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, discusses smoking habits and addiction.

→ What's your tobacco tax price-point? How much is too much?

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WNYC News

No Joke. Tobacco Tax Just Went Up Again

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Starting today, a pack of cigarettes will cost at least $9 in NYC. (Getty Images)

Starting today, a pack of cigarettes will cost at least $9 in NYC. (Getty Images)

Smokers might think it's an April Fools joke, but it's true. A ...

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