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Crossing geographical, legal and moral boundaries: the Belgian cigarette black market
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    • Russell C Callghan, Scientist
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    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.

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