Smoking gets more costly as cigarette prices skyrocket during lockdown
Some cigarette smokers are paying R10 for a single cigarette.
The government has not lifted the ban on the sale of cigarettes on Level 4 despite outcries from different sectors in the community.
Callers on the Eusebius McKaiser Show share how much they are spending for some smokes.
A single cigarette is costing R10 and we are now having new names that cost R6.Nick, Caller
I bought a packet for R60, it is quite accessible.Lionel, Caller
Around my town, they sell a single cigarette for R5 and my husband smokes and it is costing us.Felicity, Caller
I usually buy three cartons for R1,100. On the first of May, I got a carton for R750 and now you can get the carton for R950 to R1,100.Susan, Caller
I just bought my cigarettes for R100 a packet.Jomo, Caller
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