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price of cigarettes in different countries

Post by oakdale160 » Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:58 am

I saw a list of the price of a pack of marlboros in different countries.
the highest is Australia whose other smoking restriction laws are very tough too-- the eqiv of 665b, NZ not far behind 560b 3rd Norway 445b. UK and Ireland at400B. Thai listed at 100b. The tax income must be huge.

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Post by huahin4ever » Tue Jan 31, 2017 7:29 am

Must be a little bit outdated. Isn't a pack of Marlboro around 125 baht now in Thailand?
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Post by prcscct » Tue Jan 31, 2017 7:37 am

The lower Thai price is undoubtedly caused by Thai cigarettes having more filler in them than tobacco. They're without doubt the worst tasting cigarettes I've ever had, and I imagine that's the plan to put people/kids off. Pete :cheers:
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Post by huahin4ever » Tue Jan 31, 2017 7:44 am

prcscct wrote:The lower Thai price is undoubtedly caused by Thai cigarettes having more filler in them than tobacco. They're without doubt the worst tasting cigarettes I've ever had, and I imagine that's the plan to put people/kids off. Pete :cheers:
Are you talking about Thai brands now? As far as I can remember Original Marlboro taste as they should, but I quit more than a year ago so things could have changed.
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Post by prcscct » Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:38 am

^ Thai Marlboro both red and light. I quit 5 years ago but usually indulge between Christmas and New Year then stop again. They are as I remember them and not even close to USA Marlboro which I have access to from time to time from a military base here. Apples and oranges.

Tobacco is not only meant to be a nicotine delivery device but pleasurable with a premium rich and nutty taste/aroma. Thai smokes are as far away as you can get from that IMO. Pete :cheers:
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Post by Deep Blue » Tue Jan 31, 2017 12:05 pm

oakdale160 wrote:I saw a list of the price of a pack of marlboros in different countries.
the highest is Australia whose other smoking restriction laws are very tough too-- the eqiv of 665b, NZ not far behind 560b 3rd Norway 445b. UK and Ireland at400B. Thai listed at 100b. The tax income must be huge.
THAT should tell you something? Hummmm what could that be?

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Post by Nereus » Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:02 pm

prcscct wrote: I quit 5 years ago but usually indulge between Christmas and New Year
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Post by oakdale160 » Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:53 am

i have a friend in the uk, he quit about 15 years ago. he smokes one cig each year--on national no smoking day.

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Post by prcscct » Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:55 am

I don't think you'll find it too unusual for ex-smokers to have a few at certain times of the year. It really isn't that hard to quit once again after short usage IMO. You just have to expect an uneasy 48-72 hours, then it's over. Double your water intake daily as an assist. Pete :cheers:
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Post by oakdale160 » Wed Feb 01, 2017 8:01 am

I cant help thinking that driving the price too high will lead to organised crime running black market smuggling deals.
as i reported aus is the highest priced in the world and will raise the tax 12% EVERY year. Aus has a BIG coastline!!

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Post by bsdk1960 » Wed Feb 01, 2017 8:36 am

Nereus wrote:
prcscct wrote: I quit 5 years ago but usually indulge between Christmas and New Year
Tsk, Tsk, :tsk: :tsk: :tsk: :rasta:
At least its not between New Year and Christmas :D

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Post by huahin4ever » Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:13 am

prcscct wrote:I don't think you'll find it too unusual for ex-smokers to have a few at certain times of the year. It really isn't that hard to quit once again after short usage IMO. You just have to expect an uneasy 48-72 hours, then it's over. Double your water intake daily as an assist. Pete :cheers:
Opinions on this varies greatly, just have a look here:

http://www.whyquit.com

I prefer to live by #NTAP (Never take another puff), since only one cigarette will wake up more than half of all the receptacles in the brain which make us nicotine addicted.

I'm now happily quit smoking for 1 year and 2 weeks!
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Re: price of cigarettes in different countries

Post by laser » Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:10 pm

Try Numbeo for ballpark figures. Marlboro is included in their goods basket.

http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/in/Bangkok

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