Higher taxes in Maryland may actually be saving lives. Health advocates announced the state cigarette tax is stopping people from smoking and now, they want to hike the tax even higher.
Maryland State Police say a traffic stop on the Eastern Shore led to the discovery of more than 1,300 cartons of untaxed cigarettes in a New Jersey man’s van.
Cigarettes smuggled across state lines are costing the state of Maryland big bucks. Now officials are cracking down.