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The Top Tobacco Companies Increase Prices

cigarettes pricesThe top Cigarette Makers have recently declared cigarette list price boosts.
Altria declared to the trade on November 11 that it would increase list prices throughout its key brands cigarette portfolio by 7 cents per package or 70 cents per carton (about 2% to 3%) starting November 15.

Tobacco bonds in MN budget come at hefty price

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The budget deal that ended Minnesota’s government shutdown comes with a hefty price: It relies heavily on borrowing $640 million against money from the state’s 1998 tobacco settlement, but might cost that same amount in interest — plus a substantial annual revenue loss for years to come.

Tobacco price increase offsets New Hampshire tax cut

Some believe promises the state would increase sales by cutting the tobacco tax may turn out to be nothing more than smoke and mirrors.

State dodges bullet on tobacco payments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A recent sharper-than-expected decline in smoking has caused payments to West Virginia from a national tobacco settlement to plunge by more than $10 million a year.

Mexico hikes price of cigarettes

After ringing in the New Year Mexico’s smokers will face a tax increase for cigarettes, but whether this will cut down on smoking remains to be seen.

Unopened, antique cigarette packs could fetch healthy price

Sure, he used to indulge the habit, but it wasn’t the nicotine that turned Harry Kraemer into a cigarette collector.antic cigarette pack

Philip Morris, Reynolds rise cigarette prices, following Lorillard

GREENSBORO, N.C. — On Dec. 1, RJ Reynolds andPhilip Morris USA announced price increases on all their brands, with the cost to Cigarettes price risebuy their cigarettes rising 80 cents per carton across the board. Both pricing moves come a day after Lorillard’s 60 cents per carton increase on Newport, Kent and True went into effect.

Paying More to Use Tobacco: City raising smokers’ premiums

Winston-Salem workers who use tobacco will be eligible only for the city’s basic health-coverage plan.smoke cigarettes

“Nicotine Bees” Population Restored With Neonicotinoids Ban

Nicotine Bees
Following France and Germany, last year the Italian Agriculture Ministry suspended the use of a class of pesticides, nicotine-based neonicotinoids, as a “precautionary measure.” The compelling results – restored bee populations – prompted the government to uphold the ban. Yesterday, copies of the film ‘Nicotine Bees’ were delivered to the US Congress explaining the pesticide’s connection to Colony Collapse Disorder. Despite the evidence, why does CCD remain a ‘mystery’ in the US?