– Alexandra DeablerDecember 30, 2013 


25 YEARS AGO: The Cigarette Store on McHenry Avenue is hit with a “pretty dramatic” cigarette run before the 25-cent tax increase takes place the next day. The tax on cigarettes jumps from 10 cents to 35 cents a pack, or $3.50 a carton while cigars and pipe tobacco are taxed for the first time at 42 cents per dollar.

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