Cigarette Price News for Early-Mid August 2009


Increased crime due to high cigarette prices in Michigan

Native Americans in the northwest want to continue to be able to sell tax-free cigarettes

Cigarette Taxes are bad for everybody

Cigarettes cost over $6 in Florida now


The Obama administration is pushing health care reform. The big question is: what effect will that have on smokers? It all depends on what ends up happening. They will surely try to up the cigarette taxes to make smokers quit, as well as to increase their taxes considering the economy. 

People will continue looking for alternatives to high cigarette prices, like buying from Indian reservations or smuggling, as a few of those news articles noted. Cigarette prices in big cities like NYC, LA, and some parts of New Jersey are at or over $10.00. It's a situation that can't hold out for long.