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How Does I-773 Affect Washington Businesses?

How Does I-773 Affect Washington Businesses?

November 1, 2001

What Will I-773 Do? I-773 will lead to an additional $0.60 tax per pack of 20 cigarettes, generating $160 million in  fiscal year 2003, $159 million in fiscal year 2004, and more than $155 million in every fiscal year  thereafter.

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The Tobacco Industry and Marketing to Youth

The Tobacco Industry and Marketing to Youth

August 1, 2001

Smoking Habits Start Young and Die Hard Almost 90% of adult smokers begin their habits at or before age 18, making kids an essential  market for tobacco advertisers. Each year in Washington, 24,000 teenagers become new daily smokers. Youth smoking

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