Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Georgia Smokers to Shell Out an Extra 62 Cents Per Pack Starting Today

It's no April Fool's joke.

Starting today, Georgia smokers will have to pay an extra 62 cents per pack of cigarettes. That works out to an extra $6.20 per carton, or more than $200/year for the average smoker.

This is thanks to a new federal tax, which you can learn more about here:

So... it may be just the right time to think about quitting after all, huh?

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