Va. lawmakers take aim at cigarette trafficking

January 25, 2013 at 2:10 pm in The Dickinson Press

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Lawmakers are aiming to impose harsher penalties on cigarette traffickers in Virginia, where officials say low excise taxes have made it an attractive base for smugglers who can sell smokes on the black market in nearby states and funnel the profits to organized crime. Continue Reading