January 2013

NY Post: Smoke gets in their eyes

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In a new study, the Michigan-based Mackinac Center reckons that three out of every five cigarettes smoked by New Yorkers were bought in other states. Some are then resold here illegally.

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New York Highest Net Importer of Smuggled Cigarettes

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Cigarette smuggling has been a hot topic recently as government officials continue to unearth smuggling rings headed to New York. In conjunction with these investigations, numerous studies have emerged to document the extent of the issue. According to the most recent report, it seems that New York has found itself knee-deep in illegal cigarettes.

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