Center Research on Cigarette Smuggling Cited

LaFaive, Nesbit analysis in Pacific Standard magazine

Research by Fiscal Policy Director Michael LaFaive and Adjunct Scholar Todd Nesbit on cigarette smuggling was recently cited in Pacific Standard. The magazine cites in particular their finding that the state of New York has the highest cigarette smuggling rate in the nation, and has increased some 70 percent since 2006 due to high tobacco excise taxes.

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