Opinions - $7.00 a pack of cigs in CALIFORNIA due to prop 86

Discussion in 'Tobacco' started by azrael2600, Oct 7, 2006.

  1. azrael2600

    azrael2600 Silver Member

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    in califorinia there's going to be a new prop on the ballot.
    PROP. 86. this will raise $2.60 tax on a pack plus the tax that is already enforced which will raise a pack of ciggs. to $7.00
    I was wondering how much a pack is where they live?
     
  2. armatitumor

    armatitumor Silver Member

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    I live in NYC and a pack of cigs is already close to $7.00 in most stores. The tax is obscenely high.
     
  3. jesusfreak666er

    jesusfreak666er Newbie

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    shocking, but its kinda funny in a way..... cuz you know that a lot of lazy smokers arent gonna bother voting cuz they get winded walking from their car to the ballet (jk).
     
  4. Nagognog2

    Nagognog2 Iridium Member

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    $6.50/pack in most of New England.

    If I were a mugger, I'd pick my victims by whether or not they were smoking ready-rolls (store-bought brand-name cigarettes). I'd know one was a rich, arrogant bastard if they had a Marlboro burning in their lips - just as much as I'd figure they probably did their laundry in Perrier with Evian for the rinse-cycle.

    Handrolling tobacco is much better and WAY cheaper. That's my 2¢
     
  5. Hlucn8

    Hlucn8 Gold Member

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    $2.85 in Missouri. $5.75 in Washington state.
     
  6. I love shrooooms

    I love shrooooms Newbie

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    Almost getting back as the uk over there £5.25 for a 20 pack of malboro reds, in europe its about £2.80
     
  7. anabolictrio

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    4 € for a 20 pack of marlboro reds here in Italy :/
     
  8. Nagognog2

    Nagognog2 Iridium Member

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    When the government of Thailand went on a health-kick and tried to ban advertising of American tobacco products, the USA offered Thailand a trade embargo* in exchange. Either let our Big Tobacco Companies do as they want - or we'll starve you into poverty.

    * the trade embargo would include punishing any nation that did business with the Thai's with embargoes and/or economic penalties.
     
  9. Hlucn8

    Hlucn8 Gold Member

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    Fucking hypocrites
     
  10. DrMuffy

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    Well here in the southwest its bout 5.70 on average, of course on the indian reservations it is considerably lower
     
  11. markdahman

    markdahman Silver Member

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    6$ on average for no name cigarettes,
    10$ for Brand Name cigarettes
    and a whole 4.10$ for native/indian/reservation cigarettes up in Ontario Canada!
     
  12. StigmataLectron

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    $3.10 for marlboros on average last time I checked. $4.30 for the kind of clove cigarettes I like.

    Hlucn8, what part of missouri?
     
  13. Nature Boy

    Nature Boy Gold Member

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    €6.50 for 20 Marlboros here which is about $8.12 in the US. Ireland has some of the highest cigarette taxes (if not the highest) in the world.
     
  14. sprackydoo

    sprackydoo Newbie

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    lil over $5 out the door for marlboros in MI. Bout a buck cheaper if I drive the hour to Ohio, and even cheaper than that if I skirt over to Indiana.

    I hear KY is the cheapest in the US
     
  15. Sitbcknchill

    Sitbcknchill Retired Platinum Member & Advisor Donating Member

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    Here its about $2.80/pack for marlboro lights and about $26.00/carton. So not to bad on my end...
     
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    :eek: need a roomate:smoking: j/k
     
  17. wellhelm

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    I roll my own too. A little bag of Top's menthol tobacco and 40 rolling papers is 2 bucks. I remember the day's when I could get 2 packs of Newports and a pop for $5.50. Good times:)
     
  18. Riconoen {UGC}

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    Holy shit, a pack of camel lights here is about 5 bucks. damn dude smoking is about to become a very expensive habit in cali.
     
  19. Bajeda

    Bajeda Super Moderator Platinum Member & Advisor

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    Swim's original home was quite cheap for cigarettes, with brands like Camel and Marlboro costing .50 - .75 a pack and cheaper brands like L&Ms and local brands as low as a quarter a pack!

    He voted against the Cali proposition, not because he wants to smoke there (he hopes to have quit by the time he goes through again) but just for the principle of it.
     
  20. doppey

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    9-10$ a pack in ontario. 5 under the counter