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Valerie Schoepf, Bismarck, N.D., letter: For North Dakotans’ sake, state should raise tobacco tax

Published 07/13/2013, Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota just raised its cigarette tax by $1.60 per pack, leaving me in envy our neighbor’s efforts to help people quit smoking. By contrast, North Dakota ranks as one of the “best” states for cheap tobacco. North Dakota’s tobacco tax is outrageously low at a mere 44 cents per pack.

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