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Impact of the Tobacco Industry in South Africa

By October 16, 2023Uncategorized

Over the past three years, the tobacco industry has been facing an ever more challenging operational environment, largely stemming from the unlawful 5- month ban on tobacco product sales during the COVID- 19 pandemic which had the consequence of entrenching illicit (predominantly duty-not-paid) tobacco trade channels.

This was mainly due to the ineffectiveness of the sales ban to curb access to cigarettes or drastically influence smoking prevalence.

Read the full report below.

SEIAS Report
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