Retail group wants halt to cigarette tax rises

Body wants package of measures to tackle sumggling

4th July, 2016
Warning on impact of cigarette excise increases Pic Pixabay

A group of retailers which is campaigning against the black market has called for a halt to any further excise increases in

tobacco products.

Retailers Against Smuggling (RAS), which says it represents more than 3,000 retailers, says that in the first six months of 2016, tobacco products seized by Revenue have led to a loss of over €15.8m to the Exchequer, up more than €5m on...

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