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TOBACCO SUPPLIES AND RATIONING. Memo. by the President of the Board of Trade.

25 March 1942

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Summary

The only way to ration tobacco without creating a vast black market to include it in a scheme with other commodities. For, if the coupons other goods as well as tobacco, those who want less tobacco than their can use their coupons to satisfy other needs, while heavy smokers can, refraining from buying the other goods, get the extra tobacco which they 9, some thought has already been given to the possibility of rationing tobacco with chocolate and confectionery, and there is, in my view, much to be said for this plan.

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retail taxation tobacco black market consumer goods imports rationing supply customs duties price control licensing board of trade overseas trade nationwide lord president's committee

Civil Defence Region
Nationwide
Collection ID
CAB71
Document Reference
CAB 71/8/73
Document Types
Memorandum
File Reference
CAB 71/8
Former Department Reference
LP(42) 71
Identifier
10.1080/wtss.cab71.000008.073
Keywords
Black Market
Customs Duties
Imports
Overseas Trade
Rationing
Taxation
Tobacco
Language
English
Organizations Discussed
Board of Trade
Lord President's Committee
Pages
2
Themes
Rationing
Supply
Retail
Consumer Goods
Licensing
Price Control

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