Philadelphia is taking steps to curb tobacco sales -- particularly to youth -- in its city.
The plan will try to limit the number of stores selling cigarettes and other tobacco products in low-income neighborhoods.
It will also increase the annual fee for retailers selling tobacco from $50 to $300. Additional details of the plan were expected to be officially announced Wednesday.
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The plan comes on the heels of an increased cigarette tax that went into effect across Pennsylvania and added to the hefty price of a pack of cigarettes in Philadelphia, where the city places an additional $2 tax on each pack.