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Commission votes to raise KY's cigarette tax

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The tax on cigarettes sold in Kentucky could be going up.

The governor's Blue Ribbon Commission voted on Monday to raise the state cigarette tax to $1 per pack. That's up from 60 cents per pack.

The commission said the increase would raise about $120 million in new revenue in the first year alone.

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