June 2013

NYAGS: “Enough is enough”, New York Highest Net Importer of Smuggled Cigarettes

The Tax Foundation found that 60.9% of all cigarettes consumed in New York are smuggled, and this has earned New York a first place ranking as king of illegal cigarettes – an honor New York could arguably do without.

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Crains: Businesses fight uphill battle against tobacco bills

New York City stores are losing more than $250 million a year to illegal sellers…”We are trying to destroy terrorists. Why don’t we target the black market as well?”

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