The cigarette tax on a package of 20 cigarettes was increased in 1993 to 22 mills (44 cents) from 14.5 mills (29 cents). The tobacco products tax was also increased to 28% from 22% in 1993. In 2001, the tax on snuff and chewing tobacco was changed from 28% of the wholesale purchase price to a tax based on weight. Snuff is taxed at 60 cents per ounce and chewing tobacco taxed at 16 cents per ounce.