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January 8, 2011 - After ringing in the New Year Mexico's smokers will face a tax increase for cigarettes, but whether this will cut down on smoking remains to be seen.
VIDEO - Mexico hikes price of cigarettes, David Botti reports, Reuters, 12/31/2010.
Mexico has around 65,000 cigarette-related deaths a year. The country has 105 million people.
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