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Join the effort to tackle the illicit trade. This global initiative supports public, private, and nongovernmental organizations to develop and implement projects against illegal trade and related crimes.
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Unfortunately, it’s often difficult for a consumer to distinguish between fake and genuine cigarettes.
Buying cigarettes in open-air markets, or from street vendors, increases the likelihood of ending up with fake or smuggled cigarettes.
We recommend that you buy cigarettes only in legitimate and well-established retail outlets.
If you are unsure whether you bought an illegal tobacco product, we recommend that you call your local consumer hotline.