sin tax

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Ad valorem tax or flat-tax levied on activities or goods considered physically or morally harmful, such as cigarettes, gambling, liquor.

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The local government is considering raising the sin tax on cigarettes in an effort to help reduce the amount of cigarettes sold to locals and encourage them to stop smoking.
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The government has put in a sin tax on certain products that are bad for people such as smoking or drinking alcohol.
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I was not interested in a sin tax because I found it to be unfair and also really lame to have implemented.
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