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Cigarette Tax Increases 2000 - 2014


 
Increase
New Rate/
Effective
 
Per Pack
Pack of 20
Date
       
Alabama
$0.26
$0.425
5/18/2004
Arizona
$0.58
$1.18
11/25/2002
Arizona
$0.82
$2.00
12/7/2006
Alaska
$0.60
$1.60
1/1/2005
Alaska
$0.20
$1.80
7/1/2006
Alaska
$0.20
$2.00
7/1/2007
Arkansas
$0.04
$0.34
7/1/2001
Arkansas
$0.25
$0.59
6/1/2003
Arkansas
$0.56
$1.15
3/1/2009
Colorado
$0.64
$0.84
1/1/2005

Connecticut

$0.61
$1.11
4/3/2002
Connecticut
$0.40
$1.51
3/15/2003
Connecticut

$0.49

$2.00
7/1/2007
Connecticut $1.00 $3.00 10/1/2009
Connecticut $0.40 $3.40 7/1/2011
Delaware
$0.31
$0.55
8/1/2003
Delaware
$0.60
$1.15
8/1/2007
Delaware
$0.45
$1.60
7/1/2009
District of Columbia
$0.35
$1.00
1/1/2003
District of Columbia
$1.50
$2.50
10/1/2009
Florida
$1.00
$1.33
 
Georgia
$0.25
$0.37
7/1/2003

Hawaii

$0.20
$1.20
10/1/2002
Hawaii
$0.10
$1.30
7/1/2003
Hawaii
$0.10
$1.40
7/1/2004
Hawaii
$0.20
$1.60
9/30/2006
Hawaii
$0.20
$1.80
9/30/2007
Hawaii
$0.20
$2.00
9/30/2008
Hawaii
$0.60
$2.60
7/1/2009
Hawaii
$0.40
$3.00
7/1/2010
Hawaii
$0.20
$3.20
7/1/2011
Idaho
$0.29
$0.57
6/1/2003
Illinois
$0.40
$0.98
7/1/2002
Illinois $1.00 $1.98 7/1/2012
Indiana
$0.40
$0.555
7/1/2002
Indiana
$0.44
$0.995
7/1/2007
Iowa
$1.00
$1.36
3/1/2007
Kansas
$0.46
$0.70
7/1/2002
Kansas
$0.09
$0.79
7/1/2003
Kentucky
$0.27
$0.30
6/1/2005
Kentucky
$0.30
$0.60
7/1/2009
Louisiana
$0.04
$0.24
8/1/2000
Louisiana
$0.12
$0.36
8/1/2002
Maine
$0.26
$1.00
6/1/2001
Maine
$1.00
$2.00
9/19/2005
Maryland
$0.34
$1.00
7/1/2002
Maryland
$1.00
$2.00
1/1/2008
Massachusetts
$0.75
$1.51
7/25/2002
Massachusetts
$1.00
$2.51
7/1/2008
Michigan
$0.50
$1.25
8/1/2002
Michigan
$0.75
$2.00
7/1/2004
Minnesota
$0.75
$1.23
8/1/2005
Minnesota
$1.60 $2.83 7/1/2013
Mississippi
$0.50
$0.68
5/15/2009
Montana
$0.52
$0.70
5/1/2003
Montana
$1.00
$1.70
1/1/2005
Nebraska
$0.30
$0.64
10/1/2002
Nevada
$0.45
$0.80
7/22/2003
New Hampshire
$0.28
$0.80
7/1/2005
New Hampshire
$0.28
$1.08
7/1/2007
New Hampshire
$0.70
$1.78
7/1/2009
New Hampshire -$0.10 $1.68 7/1/2011
New Hampshire $0.10 $1.78 8/1/2013
New Jersey
$0.70
$1.50
7/1/2002
New Jersey
$0.55
$2.05
7/1/2003
New Jersey
$0.35
$2.40
7/1/2004
New Jersey
$0.175
$2.575
7/1/2006
New Jersey
$0.125
$2.70
7/1/2009
New Mexico
$0.70
$0.91
7/1/2003
New Mexico
$0.75
$1.66
7/1/2010
New York City
$1.42
$1.50
7/2/2002
New York State
$0.55
$1.11
3/1/2000
New York State
$0.39
$1.50
4/3/2002
New York State
$1.25
$2.75
6/3/2008
New York State
$1.60
$4.35
7/1/2010
North Carolina
$0.25
$0.30
7/1/2005
North Carolina
$0.05
$0.35
7/1/2006
North Carolina
$0.10
$0.45
9/1/2009
Ohio
$0.31
$0.55
7/1/2002
Ohio
$0.70
$1.25
1/1/2005
Oklahoma
$0.80
$1.03
7/1/2004
Oregon
$0.60
$1.28
11/1/2002
Oregon
-$0.10
$1.18
1/1/2004
Oregon $0.13 $1.31 1/1/2014
Pennsylvania
$0.69
$1.00
7/15/2002
Pennsylvania
$0.35
$1.35
7/1/2004
Pennsylvania
$0.25
$1.60
11/1/2009
Rhode Island
$0.32
$1.32
5/1/2002
Rhode Island
$0.39
$1.71
7/15/2003
Rhode Island
$0.75
$2.46
7/1/2004
Rhode Island
$1.00
$3.46
4/10/2009
Rhode Island $0.03 $3.50 7/1/2012
South Carolina
$0.50
$0.57
7/1/2010
South Dakota
$0.20
$0.53
3/18/2003
South Dakota
$1.00
$1.53
1/1/2007
Tennessee
$0.07
$0.20
7/15/2002
Tennessee
$0.42
$0.62
7/1/2007
Texas
$1.00
$1.41
1/1/2007
Utah
$0.18
$0.695
5/6/2002
Utah
$1.005
$1.70
7/1/2010
Vermont
$0.49
$0.93
7/1/2002
Vermont
$0.26
$1.19
7/1/2003
Vermont
$0.70
$1.79
7/1/2003
Vermont
$0.45
$2.24
7/1/2009
Vermont $0.38 $2.62 7/1/2011
Virginia
$0.175
$0.20
7/1/2004
Virginia
$0.10
$0.30
7/1/2005
Washington
$0.60
$1.425
1/1/2002
Washington
$0.60
$2.025
7/1/2005
Washington
$1.00
$3.025
5/1/2010
West Virginia
$0.38
$0.55
5/1/2003
Wisconsin
$0.18
$0.77
10/1/2001
Wisconsin
$1.00
$1.77
1/1/2008
Wisconsin
$0.75
$2.52
7/1/2009
Wyoming
$0.48
$0.60
7/1/2003
       
U.S. Median*
 
$1.36
1/1/2013

*Includes all increases through January 1, 2014.
Source: Compiled by FTA from various sources.