Newspaper Articles – Todd Nesbit

Cigarette Smuggling Still Rampant Despite Slight Decline

As state and local units of government continue to hike cigarette excise taxes to raise revenues, smugglers apparently continue to profit from their illicit trafficking.

A Tax Hike Al Capone Could Have Loved

Councilmen in the City of Chicago recently passed a 50-cents-per-pack increase in the city's cigarette tax, and with it a likely increase in smuggling and related crimes.

‘Prohibition by Price’ Drives Cigarette Smuggling in New York, Elsewhere

Cigarette taxes have been in the news lately, and not just because politicians keep raising them.