The study also found that the market share of lower-priced cigarettes tended to grow over time. That suggests some consumers shifted to the cheaper smokes as the price of high-end products rose. So rather than being enticed to quit because of the price hike in their favourite cigarettes, they simply shifted brands.Ya' don't fucking say!
D'you think she might have just discovered a thing called consumer economics? Next she'll be working out - a first for tobacco control - that tax rises lead to an increase in the black market!
Genius, isn't she? A Nobel Prize surely awaits.