Government urged to do more on illicit cigarettes

The government is being urged to increase cigarette tax and beef up law enforcement to tackle the illicit trade in cigarettes.

This comes after a survey by Oxford Economics showed that in 2014, more than one-in-every four cigarettes here is illicit.

Jeff Herbert from Hong Kong United Illicit Trade, says cross-border organised crime groups are responsible – and need to be tackled.

Original Post at RTHK