LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Smokers should share financial burden of their habit

Thursday, October 4, 2012 | 1:15 p.m. CDT

The voters of Missouri will decide Tuesday, November 6 whether or not to raise the cigarette tax in our state by 73 cents for a total of 90 cents per pack. The current average cigarette tax for the states that border Missouri is $1.02.