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Amount the US Government Makes for Tobacco, Alcohol, Firearms, and Gasoline

December 5, 2012

tobacco revenues and consumption rates
Cigarettes made the US government $8.5 billion in 2009 notwithstanding the various state taxes also excised. Interestingly, although revenues have increased enormously, smoking rates have been declining steadily since 1980. Click through for details on alcohol, firearms, and gasoline.