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Lesson For North Dakota: Tobacco Smuggling Spikes In Minnesota After Tax Hike

Lesson For North Dakota: Tobacco Smuggling Spikes In Minnesota After Tax Hike

Last week I wrote a post about proposed tobacco tax hikes being considered by lawmakers in Bismarck. I cited research by the Mackinac Center which indicated that higher taxes result in higher rates in smuggling, and that raising the tobacco taxes here in North Dakota would almost certainly create a dilemma for those tasked with enforcing

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