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A Pack of Cigarettes in New York City Now Costs $11
Offbeat  (tags: cigarettes, $11 a pack, NY )

- 3291 days ago -
Where there's smoke, there's taxes -- especially for New Yorkers. In an emergency budget move officials say will generate $440 million in revenue, the state legislature just passed a bill that gives New York the highest cigarette taxes in the country.
100-Year-Old Woman Says Drink and Cigarettes Keep Her Young
Offbeat  (tags: Off-beat, curious, cigarettes, smoker )

- 3400 days ago -
A woman who toasted her 100th birthday today with a cigarette and a tot of whisky said she would also be raising a glass to 70 years as a committed smoker and drinker.
Dried Vulture Brains Rolled Into Cigarettes, Then Smoked for 'Good Luck'
Offbeat  (tags: endangered species, supersition, killing vultures, brains, cigarettes, bizarre )

- 3467 days ago -
Another human superstition driving a protected species closer to extinction: Vulture brains are believed to increase luck in the lottery and at the race track.
Price of Habit Chokes US Smoker
Offbeat  (tags: americans, bizarre, cigarettes, bank of america )

- 3632 days ago -
A man in the United States popped out to his local petrol station to buy a pack of cigarettes - only to find his card charged $23,148,855,308,184,500. That is $23 quadrillion (£14 quadrillion) - many times the US national debt.
E-Cigarettes Light Up Debate
Offbeat  (tags: humans, cigarettes, health, controversy, off-beat, technology )

- 3740 days ago -
Billed as a healthier alternative to tobacoo cigarettes, electronic cigarettes are coming under fresh scrutiny in the US.
12 Vintage Cigarette Ads They Would Never Get Away With Now
Offbeat  (tags: cigarettes, ads, vintage, sexy, amazing )

- 3856 days ago -
Cigarette's aren't bad for you, in fact they make you happier, sexier, more popular and quite possibly richer. Not true? Then take a look at these vintage ads and see what the "Mad Men" of the time tried to get away with - and did.

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