“Cheap, illicit tobacco can be attractive for people on low incomes. But the price of this could be fatal.”

Editor’s Note: The war against tobacco can easily turn into a lethal war against the poor.  See, for example, here and here.

From: Worthing Herald

Shopkeeper sentenced for selling dangerous cigarettes hidden in wall

James Butler


He hid illegal foreign labelled cigarettes and tobacco in cavity walls when he owned the All Sorts convenience store in Montague Street.

Lab tests found the cigarettes were unsafe and do not self-extinguish like legal ones.

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