Thingish Things

Behavior Modification

Written By: William F. B. O'Reilly - Apr• 11•11

Runaway cigarette taxes in New York — a pack can cost upwards of $14 in New York City now — is causing lots of unintended consequences — like this converted ice cream truck in Connecticut which sells nothing but cigarettes now. The smokes therein used to be sold across the street at a store in Porchester, NY, but the bodega owner stripped bare his shelves of tobacco products and moved them across the street into the lower-taxing Nutmeg State to save money.

Something tells me this isn’t going to work out for the guy in the long term, but he does show initiative.

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