Contraband cigarettes becoming a national norm

May 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/22/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 11, p1567
Academic Journal
The article reports on the widespread selling of contraband cigarettes in Canada. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has recorded an increased number of cases involving contraband tobacco sales in Newfoundland and Labrador. These smuggled tobacco, called DK's, are offered for $8-$10. Law enforcement agencies are concerned on tobacco smuggling and the potential health impacts of these tobacco.


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