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Tobacco lobby groups gear up to fight cigarette sale ban

5 May 2020, 6:22 AM

The Fair trade Independent Tobacco association has filed a court application challenging the government’s ban on the sale of cigarettes.

Smokers warned of increased vulnerability to coronavirus infection

13 March 2020, 6:24 PM

The National Council Against Smoking (NCAS) has warned that smoking and exposure to second-hand smoke, can increase vulnerability to infection of Covid-19.

Raise tobacco tax to make cigarettes less affordable

9 November 2019, 10:22 PM

Tobacco tax remains the most effective, least used, public health intervention in the efforts to curb the tobacco epidemic in South Africa and abroad, writes Savera Kalideen.

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