A trickle of legal booze better than bootlegging

12 April 2020 - 00:03 By Sunday Times Editorial

After more than two weeks in lockdown, South Africans are getting a bit twitchy. It's not just the isolation and boredom getting to us; for many it's the inability to buy alcohol and cigarettes.

On these pages you will read how people have come to terms with that - either through being philosophical about it and embracing the chance to quit their vices, or by turning to black market tactics and buying and selling them illegally...

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