"I think that if these politicians enjoyed a nice, relaxing smoke once in a while, they wouldn't propose such uptight laws."Patti Courson
"The government is such a bunch of suckers. I haven't reported my cigarettes on my taxes once."Frederick Purcell
"I don't care if they raise the price, because I'm the guy in the bar who doesn't smoke except when he drinks. Got a cigarette?"Todd Kantner
"How can I afford smokes now, especially with a baby on the way?"Danielle Dawes
"The government has a right to tax unhealthy products because, after all, they pay for health care. What? They don't?"Richard McCall
"Well, $7 seems like a reasonable price to pay to calm my shakes and jitters over not having any fucking money."Mike Dutler
Twenty-two states are considering raising cigarette taxes to generate extra revenue, and in New York City, the cost of a pack may reach $7. What do you think?