Phillip morris cigarrette dating codes
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Let’s face it, we have all tried a value or discount brand and we can all pretty much say we have had a stale pack at least once.
I guess it is cheaper for them to lose a customer than to refine stale tobacco into recon.
Always wondered about those codes and what a smoke would taste like if it way made today instead of sitting on a shelf for so many months.
An example Phillip Morris bar code is V159Z94A5 V (or first letter) the state of manufacture with this one being Virginia 159 (or the next 3 numbers) the day of the year the cigarettes were made.
Consider just deviding this number by 30 for the nearest month this date could fall in.
I have toured discount and value factories before and I must say most of them produce a premium cigarette taste.
It is the fact they sit and sit with low sales that pushes stale products out the door.
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they end in A5 and the set of numbers after the v are 281 divided by three that is 9.36 and this is the 4th of dec, 2013 so I dont know if I should ask for ciggs with a number of no older than 300.