Subscribe in a reader

Buy Conservative Advertising

Wikio - Top Blogs

Find the best blogs at

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

No one but the author bears any responsibility for the non-advertising content on this blog. AND PLEASE NOTE: the author neither necessarily uses nor endorses any product advertised on this blog.

« "The Quote-Unquote Presidency: Obama does his job as if the word had quotation marks around it" | Main | "In a Time, in an Age, at a Moment . . ." »

March 25, 2014

"The boom in smuggling to avoid cigarette taxes"

Yet another example of the ill effects of higher taxes.

More than half of the cigarettes sold in New York State are smuggled in from other places to avoid the Empire State's taxes on smokes, which have soared nearly 200 percent since 2006, according to a report issued by the conservativeTax Foundation.


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Jack PQ

Maybe policymakers could use a refresher lecture on price elasticity. They might learn a thing or two.

The comments to this entry are closed.

Powered by TypePad
Member since 07/2003

Shelfari: Book reviews on your book blog