Illegal cigarettes seized near Lower Sackville

Two men were arrested after around 300,000 illegal cigarettes were seized during a traffic stop on Highway 102 near Lower Sackville.

Service Nova Scotia says the cigarettes have an estimated provincial tax value of $82,560 and federal tax value of $35,780.

The vehicle was also seized during the traffic stop on Wednesday.

The two Halifax-area men, ages 46 and 61, face charges under the Revenue Act and the Excise Act.