Big Tobacco is consistently overstating black market in cigarettes – new findings

Author: Gallagher, A. and Gilmore, A.

What’s the size of the black market in tobacco and who is behind it? These questions have dogged governments, public health advocates, researchers and the tobacco industry for years. The world’s biggest tobacco companies spend millions on research to produce answers – commissioning reports which often conclude that the trade in illicit tobacco is on the rise.

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