1. West Country (W)

Illegal tobacco in South West

Almost a third of smokers in Torbay admit buying illegal tobacco with one in five across the south west saying they've bought bootleg supplies.

View all 3 updates ›

A third of Torquay smokers buy illegal tobacco

Almost a third of smokers in Torbay admit buying illegal tobacco with one in five across the south west saying they've bought bootleg supplies.

The shock findings come on the day the police and revenue and customs launch a fresh crackdown on the illegal trade which is often linked to organised crime.

Bob Gaiger is from HM Revenue & Customs:

More top news

  • Inquest into Haytor tragedy

    Inquest into the death of a woman who jumped to her death on Dartmoor with her son on her back. Her other child lay dead at home.

  • Investigating Agatha

    Kylie Pentelow explores her love of Agatha Christie ahead of a series of reports looking at her life in South Devon.