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11 states introduced or advanced tax increases in March. Are you in the hot seat?

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Increases range from 9 cents to 49 cents per pack

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Following the lead of its competition, R.J. Reynolds announced it will increase list prices on specific cigarette brands by different amounts this month, according to New York-based RBC Capital Markets. Effective with shipments deployed after March 22, Winston-Salem, N.C.-...


Other tobacco companies expected to follow suit

RICHMOND, Va. -- Major tobacco manufacturer Altria Group Inc. has announced a list-price increase on all its cigarette brands of 9 cents per pack, higher than its long-term average increase of 7 cents per pack, according to an RBC Capital Markets report. The price changes are effective with...

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