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NZ's tobacco black market: Quarter of a billion tax dollars lost

Sam Hurley

New Zealand Herald business journalist

A growing illicit tobacco trade is being targeted by a new law which came into effect this week, but will it be enough? Sam Hurley reports.

An increasing tobacco black market saw the Government miss out on $287.4 million in tax last year, a report reveals.

It comes at a time when further efforts are being made to crack down on