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Theme 5: Impact of TaxesLesson 1: How Taxes Influence Behavior


Activity 1: The Cigarette Tax

Some people question the effectiveness of the cigarette tax and believe that it is not high enough to discourage the use of cigarettes. To learn more about this argument, read "Higher Cigarette Taxes Reduce Smoking Save Lives Save Money," found on the Tobacco-Free Kids Web site.

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In the space provided, offer your opinion on the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids web site report on Higher Cigarette Prices Save Lives Save Money. To assess your answers, click the Check My Answers button at the bottom of the page.


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