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COVID-19 Pandemic | Smokers around Cape Town protest against tobacco ban



Smokers around Cape Town took to the streets to protest against the continued ban on tobacco products. This just days after tobacco companies and the government faced off in court.

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  1. Why is the alcohol ban not coming up again. Due to South Africa having so many cases of gender based violence after the uplifting of the alcohol ban. Cigarettes is not adding to the problem of covid 19. Each person that smokes knows not to share a cigarette. How many cases was admitted in the trauma units due to gender based violence and normal violence.

  2. Let them destroy the lungs if they want to and end lockdowns in the world.
    People shouldn't get their life's destroyed because some choices live an unhealthy lifestyle.

  3. SHE LIED WE ALL KNOW IT LIKE SHE DID IN 1995 TO PARLIAMENT When she MISPLACED what is now about 50 MILLION RAND SARIFINA 2 SHE SHOULDNT BE MAKING LAWS BECAUSE SHE DOESNT KNOW WHAT THEY ARE READ HER WIKI PAGE IN FACT SHE SHOULD BE TRIED FOR TREASON WHILE HER HUSBAND IS TRIED FOR THE ARMS DEAL WHY WASTE MONEY ON COURTS KILL TWO VULTURES WITH ONE STONE

  4. How is smoking band but the illicit cigarettes are flooded why can't oyou get the maker off all this brands or just be equal an open up all we are #SUFFERING# we are addicted to smoking an we don't know now whether to support our habits with the high price off illicit cigarettes or support our family's please open #ALL Lives MATTER#

  5. Let every life count at least the revenue that is being lost it can be used to build proper housing an facilities for our townships that our fellow human beings are living under no health an cardboard an tin shacks please think about it our people need all that upgrade i guess every rich person out there is living in a mansion not even one room is how our people are living in locations an town's please think all lives matter not only the fortunate

  6. There is a paper published in march in the Chinese medical journal on how nicotine blocks the virus entering through a cell wall, and another possibly also in the journal of how nicotine blocks the sites covid anchors itself or something to that effect.

  7. Hopefully you all know the government you voted for are for themselves and as low as snake bellies. Be carefull who you vote for. Soon we will have a new independant government's.

  8. Why is it that ministers over 65 are working in government? They must please retire and leave governing the country to younger people who are hopefully more open-minded and more in touch with SA Citizens. Who listen to the citizens, take their rights into consideration and stops mothering adults in a democratic society.
    We don't want your agendas forced on us and big business needs to wake up to the fact that your customers need you to fight for them not just your bottom line($$) Where is the transparency in this court case????? Government = Eskom – it leaves you in the dark!

  9. It's their right to smoke. If you don't smoke you may not care. But today it's a smoking ban, tomorrow it's about something else banned, and one day you wake up and all your rights have been removed

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