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British American Tobacco to take legal action over government's cigarette ban

29 May 2020 10:34 AM
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British American Tobacco South Africa
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The sale of tobacco will continue to be prohibited under lockdown Level 3.

British American Tobacco has announced that it has started legal proceedings to challenge government's decision to extend the ban on tobacco sales under level three of the lockdown.

RELATED: 'There is zero evidence that smoking will increase transmission of COVID-19'

In a statement on Friday, the company said it wants the prohibition on sales of tobacco products lifted urgently.


29 May 2020 10:34 AM
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British American Tobacco South Africa
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