Counterfeit Cigarettes

Counterfeit cigarettes can be found in most countries and can be passed by smoke stores offering a better price than most everyone else.  The trouble is “You get what you pay for.”  There have been recent seizures around the United States and in Washington state as well.

Her Majesty’s Customs and Revenue in the UK recently raided a house and seized fake tobacco. It was destined to flood the market with counterfeit hand-rolling tobacco.

Cigarettes recently intercepted by the UK Border Agency contained asbestos, rat droppings, human feces, dead flies, mould and insect eggs.

Before buying that next pack of cigarettes you might want to examinie it closely.  Does it have the state tax stamp on it?

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