How illicit tobacco trade undercuts effort to curb smoking

Editor’s Note: See also University of Cape Town Study Suggests The Illicit Trade In Cigarettes Targets Poor Communities In SA.

From: Business Day (South Africa)

Potential for massive profit is behind the dramatic spike in black market trade in cigarettes, writes Corné van Walbeek

While cigarette smoking in the western world is in decline, there are regional differences. Efforts to decrease tobacco consumption are undermined by the illicit trade in cigarettes.

Business Day


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