Responses

Download PDFPDF
Crossing geographical, legal and moral boundaries: the Belgian cigarette black market
Compose Response

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Author Information
First or given name, e.g. 'Peter'.
Your last, or family, name, e.g. 'MacMoody'.
Your email address, e.g. higgs-boson@gmail.com
Your role and/or occupation, e.g. 'Orthopedic Surgeon'.
Your organization or institution (if applicable), e.g. 'Royal Free Hospital'.
Statement of Competing Interests

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Responses are moderated before posting and publication is at the absolute discretion of BMJ, however they are not peer-reviewed
  • Once published, you will not have the right to remove or edit your response. Removal or editing of responses is at BMJ's absolute discretion
  • If patients could recognise themselves, or anyone else could recognise a patient from your description, please obtain the patient's written consent to publication and send them to the editorial office before submitting your response [Patient consent forms]
  • By submitting this response you are agreeing to our full [Response terms and requirements]

Vertical Tabs

Other responses

  • Published on:
    : Exploring the role of independent convenience stores in the cigarette black-market in Toronto, ON
    • Russell C Callghan, Scientist
    • Other Contributors:
      • J. Charles Victor, Joey Tavares, and Lawren Taylor

    In a recently published article in Tobacco Control, Vander Beken and colleagues [1] concluded that the Belgian cigarette black-market manifested myriad links with the legitimate business world and, as a result, effective tobacco control policies will need to address the role of legitimate businesses in this market. Our letter confirms this conclusion within a Canadian context.

    Approximately 10-17% of cigarettes...

    Show More
    Conflict of Interest:
    None declared.