From: The Costa Rican Times
Costa Rica News – Loose cigarettes can be found in just about every small grocery store throughout Costa Rica.
They cost about ¢200. Of course they won’t be out on the counter and the owner will look around before taking them out of a hiding spot.
Smuggled packages are also readily available at discounted rates. Two reforms passed in 2012 accidentally favored trafficking and smuggling. The lawmakers did not envision this effect.