Cigarette prices undergo higher than expected hike

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times January 11, 2018 14:04

Cigarette prices undergo higher than expected hike

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  • Prices on 20-cigarette packs have increased by an average of 20 lek (€0.15) in the past few days and now range from 220 lek (€164) to 320 lek (€2.4), an unaffordable amount to a considerable number of smokers who have either quit or shifted to cheaper domestic hand-rolled unprocessed tobacco which is mainly sold on the black market.

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