Buying contraband tobacco is not a victimless crime.
That’s according to Gary Grant, a spokesperson for the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco.
From: North-West Evening Mail
ILLEGAL cigarettes and tobacco are not only against the law, but could be having a serious impact on smokers’ health, one expert warns.
While public health experts are keen to stress that any form of tobacco smoking is harmful, the unknown factor regarding illegal products makes the risk even worse.
In the worst cases experts have discovered poisons in fake tobacco and cigarettes. While Mr Musgrave admits he has never come across that, the addition of products like salt peat is not uncommon.