Examples and Tax Rates in Kentucky
- Alcohol is taxed at 53% 
- Cigarettes are taxed a total of $1.61 dollars per pack; 60 cents per pack by the state and $1.01 dollars per pack by the Federal Government.
- Brown-Forman ads blast alcohol tax increase
- Retailers: Sales up on booze, smokes, ahead of tax
- Stop-smoking lines flooded as tobacco tax rises