BBC Scotland 8.30 tonight (available on Sky 101 for those of you not in the area).
Sam Poling’s documentary on the illicit tobacco trade.
The dual attention of the righteous and HM Treasury have combined to turn a small time one man smuggling business from the channel ports into a multi-billion pound international trade. That went well didn’t it?
Essential viewing for anyone interested in the effects of the righteous nanny state on free trade – the cigarettes these gangs are selling are not the genuine product, they are counterfeit Chinese imports complete with fake tax stamp codes – and full of toxins.
Check the time of this broadcast – listed as being 7.30pm on BBC and 8.30pm on Sky…….