The tobacco black market is thriving in Ireland and the Government must do something to tackle it.

Read📰 More than 26,000 cigarettes have been seized at Cork Airport and 57kgs of tobacco have been seized at Dublin Airport by @RevenueIE representing a combined potential loss to the exchequer of €44,100.

See more in this piece by the Irish Examiner
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https://t.co/yifzKG2gkC

We are disappointed to see increased excise duty by 50c in #Budget2021. Revenue’s own Illegal Tobacco Survey for 2019 found that 24% of all cigarettes in the State are illegal or Non-Irish Duty Paid - today's increase will worsen the problem.

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