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and you, what will be the price of your pack of cigarettes in March?


Tobacco prices: and you, what will be the price of your pack of cigarettes in March?

TOBACCO PRICE. In March, the pack of cigarettes will see an increase of 50 cents on average. Some brands will reach the threshold of 10 euros so desired by the executive to reduce smoking. What tariff will you pay? Linternaute.com gives you all the details.

[Mis à jour le 17 février 2020 à 11h42] It’s been official since Tuesday, February 11: the price of tobacco will increase in March. An order has been published in the Official Journal, which you can find here. On average, the price of a pack of cigarettes will increase by fifty cents. This is the second increase since the start of 2020. The last is due to take place in November. As a reminder, the objective is to reach the threshold of 10 euros in order to reduce smoking. Do you want to know the new price for a package from the Marlboro brand? News? Read our article without further delay to learn more.

You have noticed that some brands see the price of a pack of 20 cigarettes reach 10 euros. The package of Marlboro, the best-selling brand in France of the Philip Morris group, is one of them. At the competitor Japan Tobacco, the price of Camel without filter goes to 9.80 euros against 9.10 euros previously. Here are the prices that will apply:

Sales price to consumers of packs of 20 cigarettes as of March 1, 2020 Old price New sale price
Benson & Hedges blue, in 20 units 8.9 euros 9.4 euros
Benson & Hedges special filter, in 20 units 8.9 euros 9.4 euros
Craven A Rouge, in 20 units 9.3 euros 9.8 euros
Craven A Rouge Select, in 20 units 9.4 euros Withdrawal
Dunhill silver, in 20 units 9.3 euros 9.8 euros
Lucky Strike Blue, in 20 units 8.9 euros 9.4 euros
Lucky Strike Gold, in 20 units 9 euros 9.5 euros
Lucky Strike Ice Ice Blue, in 20 units 8.9 euros 9.4 euros
Lucky Strike Ice Green by Pall Mall, in 20 units 8.9 euros 9.4 euros
Lucky Strike red, in 20 units 8.9 euros 9.4 euros
Peter Stuyvesant silver, in 20 units 9.1 euros 9.8 euros
Vogue L’Essentielle Verte Select, in 20 units 9.5 euros Withdrawal
Vogue L’Originale Blanche, in 20 units 9.4 euros 9.9 euros
Vogue L’Originale Blanche Select, in 20 units 9.5 euros Withdrawal
American Spirit Blue, in 20 units 9.3 euros 10 euros
American Spirit Yellow, in 20 units 9.3 euros 10 euros
Benson & Hedges Gold, in 20 units 9 euros 9.5 euros
Camel (without filter), in 20 units 9.1 euros 9.8 euros
Mayfair King Size, in 20 units 8.9 euros 9.4 euros
Silk Cut Purple, in 20 units 9.1 euros 9.6 euros
Winston Authentic, in 20 units 9 euros 9.6 euros
Winston Classic (rigid package), in 20 units 8.9 euros 9.4 euros
Winston Classic (flexible package), in 20 units 9 euros 9.6 euros
Chesterfield blue, in 20 units 8.9 euros 9.5 euros
L&M Blue, in 20 units 8.9 euros 9.5 euros
Marlboro Gold (rigid package), in 20 units 9.3 euros 10 euros
Marlboro gold (flexible package), in 20 units 9.3 euros 10 euros
Marlboro Red (rigid package), in 20 units 9.3 euros 10 euros
Marlboro Red (flexible package), in 20 units 9.3 euros 10 euros
Marlboro Red 100s (rigid package), in 20 units 9.3 euros 10 euros
Philip Morris Blue, in 20 units 9.1 euros 9.8 euros
Lucky Strike Original Brazil 100% (20 units) 9.2 euros Withdrawal
Lucky Strike Original red 100% Tobacco Select (20 units) 9.2 euros Withdrawal
Lucky Strike Original red American blend (20 units) 9.1 euros 9.6 euros
Lucky Strike Original Brazil tobacco (20 units) 9.1 euros 9.6 euros
Winfield blue (30 units) 13.65 euros 14.4 euros
Winfield Blue Basic (30 units) 13.65 euros 14.4 euros
Winfield red (20 units) 9.1 euros 9.6 euros
Winfield red (25 units) 11.4 euros 12 euros
Winfield red (30 units) 13.65 euros 14.4 euros
Winfield Rouge Basic (20 units) 9.1 euros 9.6 euros
Winfield Rouge Regular (20 units) 9.2 euros Withdrawal

He was not spared either from the price increases scheduled for March. Like some brands of cigarettes, some references saw their prices increase for the first time on January 1. Next month, a further increase is expected, of one euro for many brands.

Sale price of rolling tobacco jokes from 30g to March 1, 2020

Old price New price
Ajja blond 12.9 euros 13.9 euros
Lucky Strike The Authentic White 12.2 euros 13.2 euros
Lucky Strike The Authentic Blond 12.2 euros 13.2 euros
Lucky Strike Original 12.2 euros 13.2 euros
Lucky Strike Red 12.2 euros 13.2 euros
Pall Mall 11.9 euros 12.9 euros
American Spirit Original 12.4 euros 13.4 euros
Camel 12.3 euros 13.3 euros
Camel Essential 11.9 euros 12.9 euros
Camel Yellow 12.4 euros 13.4 euros
Flower of the Country 12.4 euros 13.4 euros
Old Holborn Original 12.4 euros 13.4 euros
Winston Authentic 12.3 euros 13.3 euros
Winston Classic 11.9 euros 12.9 euros
Chesterfield Red Special to ride 13 euros 14 euros
Marlboro Red Cigarette Rolling Tobacco 13 euros 14 euros
Philip Morris Cigarette Tobacco to roll 13 euros 14 euros
White Drum 13.1 euros 14 euros
Blue Drum 13.1 euros 14 euros
JPS to ride 12 euro 13 euros
News to roll 11.9 euros 12.9 euros
1637 blond 12.4 euros 13.3 euros

Two other increases are planned, within the framework of the 2020 budget. The first must take place in March 2020 (50 cents extra). In November 2020 will be the last increase in the price of tobacco (40 cents extra).

What about cigars, cigarillos and roll-your-own tobacco? Before the National Congress of tobacconists Thursday, October 10, Gérald Darmanin assured that” there will be no other increases than those already planned, aiming to reach the symbolic price of 10 euros. “There is no other tax, which was not provided for, in the Social Security financing bill”, thus wished to reassure the minister “It would not be correct, vis-à-vis you, to change the tax system [et en particulier celle] (…) roll-your-own tobacco“.

Asked about the subject in January 2020 at the microphone of RTL, the Minister of Health, she did not seem to hear that ear. “Rolling tobacco will have to gradually reach the price of cigarettes“, insisted Agnès Buzyn, putting forward a possible postponement of the young people” from cigarettes to rolling tobacco “.

You may not know it, but since January 1, 2020, the neutral package has arrived in Belgium. No rate increase was applied at the start of the year, unlike in France. Tobacco prices are around two euros cheaper than in France, RTBF recently estimated.

Tobacco prices are also lower among our Spanish neighbors than in France. It is possible to consult the latest prices in force on the government website, here. As an indication, know for example that on January 18, the price of the package of Marlboro Gold (rigid at twenty units), at 9.30 euros in France is 5.15 euros in Spain.

In Germany, tobacco prices are slightly higher than in Spain. The price of a pack of cigarettes is generally around six euros.

This is news that may displease French workers who regularly travel to Luxembourg to buy cigarettes: prices will increase in the Grand Duchy. The Council of Government has in fact validated an increase which must come into effect from February 1, 2020. The excise price is raised to 12.25 euros per 1,000 euros, compared to 12 euros at present. As an indication, the price of a pack of 20 cigarettes was 80% cheaper in Luxembourg than in France in 2018.

The price of tobacco in Switzerland remains lower than in France. As an indication, the Marlboro package reaches 8.50 Swiss francs, or 7.70 euros, against more than 9 euros in France today, noted France 3 Bourgogne Franche-Comté last November.

Italy is often considered the Eldorado for smokers. And for good reason, the packs of cigarettes are “30 to 50% cheaper”, reported France 3. As an indication, a pack of twenty Lucky Strike Red cigarettes cost 4.80 euros on February 1, 2019, according to a customs document Italian. In France, it currently costs 8.90 euros.

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