There is a majority in the Parliament to increase the price of cigarettes, which was a piping hot topic in the election campaign.
the Government and the other parties agree to increase the prices of a pack of cigarettes, then the price increases to 60 dollars in 2022.
For the next year increases the price to 55 dollars. It is apparent from the budget bill for next year, which concluded late Monday evening, after long negotiations.
- Price of cigarettes is going to rise. They put it up to 55 dollars in the first place and then it becomes 60 dollars, says finance minister, Nicolai Wammen (S).
the Price of cigarettes was a piping hot topic in the election campaign, where a number of parties went to the election to increase the price. The social democrats, however, would not commit to how much the price should be increased, but it is now fixed.
instead, the ruling party talked hot to use other initiatives to get people to stop smoking.
the Current prime minister, Mette Frederiksen (S) proposed only to make it more expensive for young people to smoke, but the strøtanke dropped she, when that proved to be the majority to raise the prices for everyone.
During a debate in the election campaign it became clear that the folketingspartierne thought that a pack of cigarettes should cost between 50 and 90 dollars.
For The Radical is 60 crowns a minimum.
- the Cigarettes is going to cost 60 dollars for a package, but in a few years to get five dollars cheaper, it is the compromise that has been reached.
- We are coming up on the 60 crowns, which we think is a minimum, say a political leader, Morten Østergaard (R).
After Norway set the price of a pack of cigarettes up to 90 dollars, managed to decrease the number of young smokers drastically.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 02 December 2019, 22:00