Georgia Cigarette Tax Hike Would Spur Cross-Border, Black Market Sales

March 11, 2010

The $1 cigarette tax hike being proposed by some Georgia lawmakers would push cigarette sales out of state or into the black market, according to a new Tax Foundation report.

Read Tax Foundation Fiscal Fact, No. 215, “Georgia Should Refrain from Relying on Smokers to Fill Budget Hole.”

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