Friday, May 29, 2009

Ottawa To Clamp Down On 'Out Of Control' Contraband Cigarettes

From The CBC:

Canadian officials are launching a public awareness campaign in the hopes of fighting the booming contraband cigarette market, a thriving industry that they say costs billions of dollars in lost tax revenues.

"Right now the war on cigarettes is like the war on drugs," said Sgt. Michael Harvey of the RCMP in Cornwall, Ont. "It's just something that's out of control."

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My Comment: The day the government comes down on the cigarette shacks on the reservations .... that is the day that I will start to believe them when they that they are getting serious about stopping this trade.

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