Ban gives tobacco illegal drug status in South Africa

In this June 2, 2020 photo, a demonstrator exhales smoke during a protest against the tobacco ban outside parliament in Cape Town, South Africa. An effort to lift South Africa's ban on cigarette sales during the country's coronavirus lockdown has failed. The High Court in the capital, Pretoria on Friday, June 26, 2020 dismissed a bid by the Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association, which represents smaller manufacturers. (AP Photo/Nardus Engelbrecht)





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