Smokers are likely pay more to satisfy their habit when George Osborne announces this year's budget on Wednesday.
In 2012, duty on cigarettes increased by five percent above the rate of inflation, resulting in an average price rise of 37 pence.
In 2011, it rose by 2% above inflation adding 50p to the price of "economy" cigarettes and 33p to "premium" brands.
A round up of the press' reaction to George Osborne's Budget 2013.
The borrowing figures announced by the Chancellor today were as bad, if not worse, than expected.
Conservative sources in the coalition said there will be no more welfare savings in the 2015/16 spending round.