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Overtaxed smokers try to keep it cheap

The Story

From grow-your-own to smuggling and theft, some people will try anything for a lower-cost smoke.

Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: April 20, 1991
Guest(s): Walter Hoeppner, Norman Stotts, Don Toyn
Host: Kathryn Wright
Reporter: Saša Petricic
Duration: 2:27

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