A massive trade in illegal tobacco is helping to fuel organised crime across the South West.
New research shows 1 in 5 South West smokers are happy to buy "bootleg tobacco".
The illicit activity costs the exchequer billions of pounds, but now customs officers, the police and trading standards are joining forces with Smokefree South West to tackle the problem.
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