Minimum Cigarette Selling Price

If you sell cigarettes at retail, you must advertise, offer for sale, and sell the cigarettes for at least cost plus a markup.  Violation of this law is a Class C misdemeanor.  The markup of 15 percent, effective July 1, 2017.  However, if you receive tobacco buydown payments from the manufacturer, you may reduce the selling price by the amount of the payment.  This is the only available reduction in price.  For more information, see Important Notice 15-10.