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The effect of price and non-price policies on cigarette consumption in South Africa

Policy Brief 199
Ernest Ngeh Tingum, Alfred Kechia Mukong and Noreen Mdege
Publication date: 
October, 2019

The health consequences of smoking are quite enormous and have been detailed on countless occasions. As a result of the elevated risk of smoking-related diseases, a smoker from early life can be expected to die about 6 years earlier than a comparable non-smoker. 

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