It's really stupid IMO and if we had a standardized tax on cigarettes across the nation we wouldn't have this problem, but whatever.
Anyone wondering what I'm talking about start here:
The Psychology of Persuasion
I know... I did like one of your posts. I feel dirty.
Basically it's an organized crime thing where they take cigarettes from a state with low taxes on cigarettes and bring them to a state with high cigarette taxes to sell them. I suggest you read up more on google.