Published on April 21, 2017
De Blasio Backs Plan to Lift Base Price of Pack of Cigarettes to $13
WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (The New York Times) –Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged his support on Wednesday to a series of initiatives to cut tobacco use, proposing to raise the minimum price of a pack of cigarettes in New York City to $13 and vowing to sharply reduce, over time, the number of stores that may sell tobacco products.
Raising the minimum price of a pack to $13, from the current $10.50 minimum, would make New York the most expensive place in the nation to buy cigarettes, city officials said.
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