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Old 03-04-2008, 06:29 PM
 
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I'm in Louisiana now, which is pretty good. At least, I think it's pretty good, since I'm from New York where they're more than 7 dollars a pack. Here, it's under 4 - about $3.65 or more.

I hear Tennessee has them for even cheaper.

How are they, nationwide?
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Old 03-04-2008, 06:40 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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I've heard of people driving all the way to Kentucky for cartons of cigarettes....though I'm not sure if they are generally cheap or just a lot cheaper than illinois!
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Old 03-04-2008, 07:24 PM
 
Location: Silver Springs, FL
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3.85 to almost 4.50 here in Florida, I just heard they wanna tack on another tax of .50.
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Old 03-04-2008, 07:26 PM
 
Location: 602/520
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They are cheapest on Indian reservations.

No tax of any type placed on them.
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Old 03-04-2008, 07:59 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville,Florida
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Kentucky and North Carolina,they are considered as having a large tobacco industry
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Old 03-04-2008, 10:21 PM
 
Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota
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I know people who drive to Wyoming to get cigarettes because they are so expensive in South Dakota. Nuts!
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Old 03-04-2008, 10:30 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma
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I'm in Louisiana now, which is pretty good. At least, I think it's pretty good, since I'm from New York where they're more than 7 dollars a pack. Here, it's under 4 - about $3.65 or more.

I hear Tennessee has them for even cheaper.

How are they, nationwide?
$7 a pack?! I don't think I've seen any over $4 here, but I'm sure they exist.
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Old 03-05-2008, 08:54 AM
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Location: Sebastian/ FL
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I found them to be much cheaper in North Carolina.
(Bought them in PA, TN and FL....with NC being the cheapest)
But, last time I went to NC (last year), they went up in price there as well.
I think, all the previously "cheap" places will disappear, and make the price/ tax of cigarettes a tool to add finances and support to the government.
It's really coming to the point of it being/ becoming a financial burden and to just take into consideration to just quit....
I'm working on it....AGAIN.
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Old 03-05-2008, 09:18 AM
 
Location: Fort Mill, SC (Charlotte 'burb)
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Kentucky and North Carolina,they are considered as having a large tobacco industry
Actually, NC has a pretty good cigarette tax (not like NY though). It's almost $4 a pack. Over the border in SC, they are less than $3 a pack as they haven't had a cig tax increase in a long time. As a former smoker, they aren't worth a penny a pack to me. Big waste of money.
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Old 03-05-2008, 11:20 AM
 
Location: northeast ohio
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What I used to smoke cost almost $5 here in ohio. Friend of mine talked me into making my own cigarettes. The cost of a machine , tobacco and tubes cost less than one carton of cigarettes. Now I spend about 50 cents a pack. They let you try all the tobacco and see what you like. It is very easy to make. A one pound pack of tobacco makes almost 4 cartons of cigarettes. The cost is only $14.99 plus the tubes @ $2.10 a box of 200. So less than $20.00 you can make almost 4 cartons! I'm sure they have tobacco stores all over. You should check it out. Sure is a lot cheaper for us smokers!!
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