Buying or selling cheap illegal cigs might not seem like a big deal – but it’s bad news for our community.
The sale of illegal tobacco helps children in your local area to buy cigarettes and get hooked on smoking. It also helps to fund the local criminals who supply it.
- It makes it easier for children to get hold of cigarettes and to start smoking; illegal tobacco dealers help children in your area to get hooked. Children are often aware who is selling it locally and at pocket money prices. Even if you don’t think local sellers are selling to kids, many are.
- The illegal tobacco