Daily Archives: June 17, 2011

Doubling of Cigarette Prices by 2014 Could Lead to Fakes

The retail price of cigarettes will more than double by 2014 compared to this year, after the Ministry of Finance proposed raising excise taxes by 40 to 42 percent per year.

Snus Maker Sets Its Sights on U.S.

Smokeless-tobacco giant Swedish Match AB, the dominant maker of snus in Scandinavia, plans to begin a major push into the snuscategory in the U.S. in the coming months.