Duty rates on all tobacco products will increase by two percentage points above RPI inflation until the end of this Parliament. Hand rolling tobacco duty will increase by an additional one percentage point.
The minimum excise tax for cigarettes will rise to £293.95 per 1,000 cigarettes.
The general impact of the change in excise duty rates will mean that the price of:
Manufacturers, importers, distributors and consumers of tobacco.
The general rate increases and minimum excise tax will come into effect from 6pm on 29 October 2018.
The increases are in line with expectations.