Last year, authorities in Ireland seized nearly 45 million black market cigarettes. Even though it's under half the 96 million confiscated in 2012, it's still an impressively high number. That year, there were 9,503 seizures in total. In 2016, that had dropped to 6,100. Read the full story about black market cigarettes on TheJournal.ie where the infographic below was featured.
This chart shows the quantity of cigarettes seized and total number of seizures (2012-2016).
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