Cigarette Price News for June 7, 2009

Cigarette Price and Cigarette Tax News:

Pakistan: FBR to determine minimum price for tobacco tax

New Hampshire: Another cigarette tax hike will hurt small businesses, families

Taiwan: New cigarette prices leave consumers confused

New York: Cigarette Tax Increase Lowered NY Smoking Rates

Jakarta, Indonesia: Govt may raise cigarette excise by 10%

Australia: AMA backs cigarette tax hike

Cigarette Prices by Location:

Chicago - $9.25 for Camel Lights

Upstate South Carolina - $3.75 for Dorals

Tacoma, Washington - $5.60+ for Marlboro

Fresno, California - $5.00 - $6.15 for premium brands

Maine - $5.15 for Pall Mall and $5.45+ for other premium brands

Tampa, Florida - $5.45 for Newport

More Cigarette Price Notes

We're most likely going to see a Cigarette price increase in 2009, but it may come next year. Most forecasters see cigarette prices going up at some time in the future but the exact time is unknown. Cigarette prices in the USA are in a turbulent period due to the economy, while it's a bit more stabilized around the world.