Basic (cigarette)

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Basic
Basic logo
Product type Cigarette brand
Owner Philip Morris USA

Basic is a brand of lower-cost cigarettes manufactured by Philip Morris, a division of Altria Group.

As of 2005, Basic is the fourth most popular cigarette brand in the United States (following Marlboro, Newport, and Camel)[1] and the second most popular among white smokers age 26 and older.[2]

Basic comes in several different varieties:

  • Red (Full Flavor) - Soft: Kings & 100s, Box: Kings & 100s
  • Gold Pack (Lights) - Soft: Kings & 100s, Box: Kings & 100s
  • Blue Pack (Ultra Lights) - Soft: Kings & 100s, Box: Kings & 100s
  • Menthol (Full Flavor) - Soft: Kings & 100s, Box: Kings & 100s
  • Menthol Gold Pack (Lights) - Soft: Kings & 100s, Box: Kings & 100s
  • Menthol Silver (Ultra Lights) - Box: Kings & 100s
  • Non-Filter - Soft: Kings

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Cigarette Brand Preferences in 2005". National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 2007-01-12. Retrieved 2007-04-20. 
  2. ^ "Chapter 7. Tobacco Product Brand Preferences". National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 2007-01-12. Retrieved 2007-04-20. 

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