A news study found that smokers are 20 percent more likely to quit smoking when the price of cigarettes is increased by $1.
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The study, published in the August edition of Epidemiology, analyzed how neighborhood-level price data on cigarettes affect smokers.
The study suggests that raising cigarette prices may be a better strategy for encouraging smoking cessation across all ages, researchers concluded.