From: Mackinac Center for Public Policy

By Michael D. LaFaive, Todd Nesbit, Ph.D., and Scott Drenkard

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Since 2008 the Mackinac Center for Public Policy — and more recently in conjunction with the Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation — has worked to estimate the degree to which cigarettes are smuggled into and out of American states. Our research, and that of other scholars too, suggests that smuggling is a rampant problem, particularly in states with high cigarette excise taxes.

From: SSRN

Jonathan Kulick, Marron Institute

James E. Prieger, Pepperdine University – School of Public Policy

Mark A.R. Kleiman, New York University (NYU) – Marron Institute for Urban Management