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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.

Big Tobacco Shifts Strategies

OAK BROOK, Ill. — In the past three months, the major tobacco companies have altered their promotional strategies, pulling back from umbrella programs and rechanneling efforts to specific brand promotions.