State Cigarette Taxes 2013

Source: Jennifer Burnett, Council of State Governments, Capitol Research, Fiscal & Economic, June 2013

From the summary:
Cigarette taxes are a means both to raise state revenue and to discourage the use of tobacco. Cigarette taxes range significantly across states, as does the amount of revenue collected on such taxes. Revenues from state taxes on tobacco totaled more than $17 billion in 2012, representing 2.2 percent of all state tax revenue.
– Every state imposes a tax on cigarettes, but those taxes vary considerably.
– Many states have regularly increased their cigarette taxes by modest amounts since 2000.
– Revenues from state taxes on tobacco totaled more than $17 billion in 2012, representing 2.2 percent of all state tax revenue. Revenue has been falling, however, since the Great Recession.
See also:
Excel Table: State Cigarette Tax Rates and Tobacco Tax Revenue