Illegal tobacco

The tell tale signs

  • Low price: if you are paying less than £3.50 for 20 cigarettes or under £7 for 50gm HRT chances are it's illegal tobacco
  • If you purchase tobacco from non traditional suppliers e.g. friends / colleagues at work or in pubs / clubs; car boot sales; tab houses etc
  • Foreign language on packs
  • No warnings on packs or the warnings are in a foreign language
  • Unfamiliar brands
  • Printing errors or poor spelling on packs
  • Complaints about taste