Selling cigarettes brings in a third of the average stall owner's income. Photo: AFP Selling cigarettes brings in a third of the average stall owner's income. Photo: AFP
Selling cigarettes brings in a third of the average stall owner's income. Photo: AFP

Newspaper vendors say tobacco-tax hike could force them out of business

Struggling stall owners fear customers will ditch expensive habit, or turn to black market, as representative says 100 stalls may disappear

Selling cigarettes brings in a third of the average stall owner's income. Photo: AFP Selling cigarettes brings in a third of the average stall owner's income. Photo: AFP
Selling cigarettes brings in a third of the average stall owner's income. Photo: AFP
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