Tobacco Tax & Price Chartbooks


Tobacco Product Taxation: An Analysis of State Tax Schemes Nationwide, Selected Years, 2005–2014

This chartbook documents how states have changed their tax rates and structures for tobacco products from 2005 to 2014—a critical decade for emerging tobacco products and tax strategies. It includes a national overview, highlights notable trends and opportunities, and provides detailed state profiles and data comparing all 50 states and the District of Columbia. These data are critical for understanding how tax approaches affect demand and consumption and for informing the tobacco control community, policymakers, future studies, and ongoing public health debates.

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Additional Resources

  • Taxation Fact Sheets

  • State Profiles

  • Companion Slides

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  • Source Data and Code Book

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Tobacco Product Pricing Laws: A State-by-State Analysis, 2015

This chartbook reviews strategies incorporated into state law to control tobacco product pricing. It includes a national overview, highlights notable trends and opportunities, and provides detailed state profiles and data comparing all 27 states and two localities with such policies. This chartbook demonstrates the wide variation in how states regulate prices of tobacco products and the impact these strategies can have on ultimate price.

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Additional Resources

  • Taxation Fact Sheets

  • State Profiles

  • Local Profiles

  • Companion Slides

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  • Source Data and Codebook Page

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State Regulation of Tribal Tobacco Sales: A Historical State-by-State Analysis, 2005–2015

This chartbook provides a detailed overview of sales laws pertaining to cigarettes and other tobacco products (“OTP”) on tribal reservations in the 20 states with laws pertaining to on-reservation tobacco sales and taxation (“tribal states”) in effect as of January 1, 2015. It illustrates the state-by-state tribal sales laws for both cigarettes and, where appropriate, OTP; describes what, if any, compact provisions are recommended or required by each state; identifies and evaluates key, state-level regulatory strategies for tribal sales in each state; and identifies gaps and opportunities for state tobacco control advocates and policy makers relative to tribal tobacco sales.

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Additional Resources

  • Fact Sheets

  • State Profiles

  • Companion Slides

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  • Source Data and Codebook Page

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