Cigarette prices around the world While the price of cigarettes has continuously increased since 1965, the percentage of that price going towards taxes is now half of what it was then. Most states charge a sales tax on top of the retail price and the excise taxes. No increase or a substantial decrease in cigarette prices occurred in more than half the countries listed. Find here cigarette prices from all over the world. The prices are for a 20 piece pack of Marlboro. Usually the price of similar brands like Pall Mall, Camel, Winston, Lucky Strike, Prince and Chesterfield are about the same. The cigarette prices are in euros and US dollars and are of course approximate.