Have a Cigaret

Most of the nation's smokers inhaled more easily last week. The cigaret shortage had definitely eased. In the East and South, druggists and tobacconists took the "Sorry" signs off their counters. In Miami, vending machines carried notices: "Yes, They're Back."

The pinch might come again, for a time. Alfred Emanuel Lyon, president of Philip Morris, who had rightly predicted that the shortage would begin to ease a month after V-E day (TIME, March 26), warned that some of the increased supply to civilians might be cut again by further Army demands for the Pacific.


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