On the right side of Cigarette Price Watch, there is a poll where you can vote for the cost of premium brands of cigarettes(Marlboro, Camel etc) in your area. This is a rough gauge of how much cigarettes cost in America right now.
30% - $5.50 - 6.50
24% - $4.50 - 5.50
13% - $7.50 - 8.50
11% - $6.50 - 7.50
A large majority of smokers in America are paying over $5.00 per pack of cigarettes as of early October, 2009.