Group proposes IN cigarette tax should go up $2

Group proposes IN cigarette tax should go up $2
Indiana's cigarette tax could go up $2 per pack.

INDIANAPOLIS (WAVE) - Indiana smokers could soon be paying more to get their nicotine fix.

The group Raise it for Health is making a push at the statehouse to raise the cigarette tax by $2 per pack.

Supporters said raising the tax would get more people to quit, deter kids from smoking, and generate significant revenue.

Raise it for Health said recent polling found 70-percent of Hoosiers support the move.

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