Packs and Loosies

Posted on November 13, 2007 by


Photo By Lauren Lancaster, Courtesy of City Limits

“Newports! Newports!” You hear that call quite often when walking down 125th Street. Probably second only to women asking to braid your hair. Well, City Limits has done a little digging into the cigarette hustle that thrives in Harlem. There are some interesting smoking statistics and a little background on the sting operations cops do to catch these tobacco peddlers.

Do you think these guys impact how much people smoke or would people smoke just as much regardless of if they were  selling cheap cigarettes or not?

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