Spain's Crisis Is Good for Cigarette Smugglers
Like millions of Spaniards, Alicia García has been forced to make sacrifices because of the country’s debt crisis. The 32-year-old beautician used to smoke up to a pack a day, but now she’s down to just five cigarettes. “Smoking has just become way too expensive,” says García, as she stands on a street in downtown Madrid puffing away. “I’ve got to think twice before lighting up.”
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