<p><b>Expensive cigarettes have frightened Israeli smokers</b></p> <p>Sale of <b>cigarettes</b> in Israel have reduced for the last month approximately by 10 % due to another price increase of tobacco products (2.5-3 shekel for one cigarette pack) initiated by Ministry of Finance.</p> <p>As economic edition Globes informs, for the last year and half government has initiated price increase on <b>cigarettes</b> three times and the price of one pack has increased by 5.5-6 shekels.</p> <p>It is marked that some smokes haven't refused vicious habit but tried to substitute <a href="http://www.cigarettehouse.net"><b>cigarettes</b></a> with tobacco raw material that is used for roll-ups. The sale volume of tobacco raw material has grown insignificantly as compared to the beginning of May.</p> <p>Total cigarette sales in Israel have made 7.1 billion shekel (319 million packs) last year. Each week Israelis have smoked more than 6 million cigarette packs. Let's remind that total amount of taxes when selling one pack of <b>cigarettes</b> in Israel makes 85 %.</p>