Nicotine Junkies Procuring Their Stash Outside of NY

08.12.10 Bucky Turco

Earlier this summer, Albany hiked up the tax on tobacco, making cigarettes in NYC more expensive than drugs, but so far it’s not panning out revenue wise. The amount of cigarette tax stamps sold by the state has drastically decreased as the nicotine addicted travel to Indian reservations and places like Pennsylvania to cop. |NYP|