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Analysis

Advanced packaging not deterring cigarette falsification

31 Jul 2012

ronson cigaretttes

According to KPMG, recipe almost 6.7bn cigarettes sold in Poland last year came from illegal sources – either from smuggling or falsified products made in underground factories.  Around 55.6bn cigarettes were sold from legal sources.  This means that almost one cigarette in eight is not sold legally.
The cost of this is a loss of around EUR720m [...]