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Smokers get hit with $1 tax starting today

If you're going to the store today to pick up a pack of cigarettes, be ready to pay a little more to sustain the habit. 

That's because the wholesale cost of cigarettes is at least $1 per pack more than it was 24 hours ago. While lawmakers' intentions were to raise revenue while also challenging citizens to live a little bit healthier lifestyle, for many it feels like a sin tax that lumps an extra burden for those with an addictive habit.

The Lawton Constitution

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