Report: High Tax Rate Leads to More Cigarette Smuggling


A new report from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy takes a look at the prevalence of cigarette smuggling and finds the higher your state’s cigarette taxes are, the more likely smokes are being sneaked in from states with lower taxes. Police Director Michael LaFaive tells WSJM News the amount of illegal cigarettes brought into Michigan has been going down as other states raise the tax and we don’t.
 

http://www.wsjm.com/2016/12/26/report-high-tax-rate-leads-to-more-cigarette-smuggling/