Surgeon confronts ‘billion dollar’ criminal industry in his neighbourhood

Dr John Crozier says most of the cigarettes his patients smoke are illegal, and he is tracking where they are sold.
Dr John Crozier. Photo: Fairfax.

When prominent vascular surgeon Dr John Crozier spoke out about the flourishing illegal tobacco trade colleagues were worried for him. 

Some of it was lighthearted, but Dr Crozier is deadly serious in his efforts to do what he can to highlight the growing black market in cigarettes and its effects on public health.