Cigarette sales down in Andalucia

Sales of cigarettes in Andalucia during the first half of the year have fallen by 13.86% compared to the same period in 2011. At the same time, sales of cigars have risen by 23.21%, rolling tobacco has risen by 18.51% and pipe tobacco sales are up 13.34%.

Altadis raises price of cigarettes

Tobacco manufacturer Altadis, a subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco, has announced increases in the price of its major brands, namely Fortuna, Nobel and Ducados.