From: Wiggan Today
Tip-off leads to illegal tobacco find
Julie Middlehurst, Wigan Councils Regulatory Services manager
By James Illingworth
“The illegal tobacco trade is a vile trade which makes it easier for children to access cigarettes smoking, takes advantage of cash-strapped families, and is unfair on law abiding local businesses.”
The team had received a number of complaints that children had been buying cigarettes from the targeted properties and had started feeling unwell.