The Soaring Cost of Cigarettes


New York Times article on increasing cigarette prices. Aknowledges some inflation is due to increased taxes but attributes most of it to big tobacco companies raising costs. Predicts American cigarette consumption will decline not because of prices, but mainly because of proof that smoking is unhealthy. Asserts that cigarette manufacturers are still making large profits due to increasing prices th... read more

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Uchitelle, Louis
Jackman, Paul
Goldman, Emmanuel
Maxwell, John C Jr
New York Times
Labor Department
Consumer Price Division
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Paine Webber Inc
Whear First Securities
Philip Morris
R J Reynolds
American Brands
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