3Novices:New York City mayor backs proposal to jack up cigarette prices to the highest in the US

The minimum price for a pack of cigarettes would rise to US$13 in New York City under a proposal backed by Mayor Bill de Blasio.

De Blasio is backing an effort to force people to quit smoking by raising the city’s current legal minimum price of a pack from $10.50, further cementing New York City’s claim on having among the most expensive cigarettes in the country.

The Democrat announced his support Wednesday for a series of legislative proposals that he said could reduce the…
April 21, 2017 at 01:00AM
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