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Old 12-29-2005, 07:25 PM   #1
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What are the best cigs in Europe, and about how much do they run. I typically smoke Nat Sherman, 100% tobacco, additive free. They are good, they taste minty.
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i smoke PJ's special blend ( a special blend of tobacco from all around the world) but sometimes mix it by buying Lucky Strikes which can be hard to find sometimes.... im also interested in the answers to this... wat do eastern europeans smoke?
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I smoked marlboro lights in europe. anywhere between 3 euro and 5 pounds. they had all the major US brands.
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I researched it online yesterday and found some interesting brands. I forget the names but I can't wait until I get there to try them. I'm not really into any of the cigarettes with nicotine or other chemicals in them.
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Buy em duty free on your way over. The price depends on where you go. Ireland very expensive. England even more expensive. Germany moderately expensive. Spain pretty cheap. Czech Republic very cheap. Poland very cheap. Other places are just in between. I just smoked Marbs or Camels, so not sure about the naturals.
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Go and buy your cigs in Serbia, a pack of 20 Marlbora Lights was about 50p, if you get a local brand then as low as 20p.
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I'm a camel person myself. Camel blues (The european version of lights as far as I can tell) were pretty damn nifty. Diffrent taste and all. They were about 4 euro when I was there. about 4 pounds as well.
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European tabac's (stores) tend to have a pretty good selection of cigarettes, better than most US stores. Not to mention, cigs in Europe were cheaper than cigs in NY.
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I'm not really into any of the cigarettes with nicotine or other chemicals in them.
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Eh, all tobacco has nicotine in it... unless you're talking about "wacky tobacky".

I don't smoke, but the best thing I found about cigarettes in Europe were the hilarious warnings on the packages that took up, oh, 2/3 of the whole thing!
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I researched it online yesterday and found some interesting brands.* I forget the names but I can't wait until I get there to try them.* I'm not really into any of the cigarettes with nicotine or other chemicals in them.
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As far as tabbacco with low chemicals, try American Spirit. They are one of the purer tabbacco cigarettes you can get. Not to mention, they burn very slow for that same reason and without all the harsh after tastes that can come with shitty cigarettes.
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why is it marlboro lights are so cheap in every ......i dunno non-western nations? i brought a shitload of them for like 80cents a pack in vietnam and cambodia and smuggled a few cartons back to australia....is there a fake manufacturer or somethin? im sick of payin $10 a pack here.. whats the story?
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Yeah I've smoked the American Spirit cigarettes. I also like the Nat Sherman Naturals.
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Originally posted by chelseafc05@Dec 29 2005, 09:15 PM
i smoke PJ's special blend ( a special blend of tobacco from all around the world) but sometimes mix it by buying Lucky Strikes which can be hard to find sometimes.... im also interested in the answers to this... wat do eastern europeans smoke?
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I dunno about all of eastern europe but if I recall Poland has the same US/British selection with a few of their own. Marlboro is largely bought for like Ł1 or so. Course vodka is only Ł3-5 so there ya go!
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As a rule i'd stay away from the local cigarettes in Europe. I smoke Camel Lights (Blues in Europe) however, I've found Lambert and Butlers to be the next closest thing if I can't find Camels. Just a warning, when i was in London last May I bought a pack from a pub vending machine. Besides being 6 pounds, there were only 16 cigs in the pack instead of the usual 20. My buddy claims you can only get 16 packs in pubs but I'm not sure. Anyone know about this?

Also stay away from Canadian cigarettes such as duMarinier and Export 'A' and the Spanish brand Ducados....they're gross
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As a rule i'd stay away from the local cigarettes in Europe.* I smoke Camel Lights (Blues in Europe)* however, I've found Lambert and Butlers to be the next closest thing if I can't find Camels.* Just a warning, when i was in London last May I bought a pack from a pub vending machine.* Besides being 6 pounds, there were only 16 cigs in the pack instead of the usual 20.* My buddy claims you can only get 16 packs in pubs but I'm not sure.* Anyone know about this?

Also stay away from Canadian cigarettes such as duMarinier and Export 'A' and the Spanish brand Ducados....they're gross
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Yep, you can only buy 16 packs from a bar's vending machine, that are more expensive than the 20 packs from a shop. I was in amsterdam last week and could not believe that when I bought a pack of cigs in a bar for less than in shops here and it was full! Heh.
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Yeah I'll probably just stick to Marlboro's or something. Thanks guys.
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Marlboros are popular all over Europe. If you can stock up in Spain, Portugal or Eastern Europe.

Benson and Hedges, Carols and John Player Blue are other popular brands over here.
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"why is it marlboro lights are so cheap in every ......i dunno non-western nations?"

Tax - Smokers contribute quite a bit of money to our health systems.
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