The government has made a second attempt to delay the hearing of the first major legal challenge to the controversial cigarette ban, appealing to court again for the matter to be delayed.

The government, which is facing an increase in  court cases related to the national lockdown,  is also facing another legal challenge from British American Tobacco SA (BATSA), supported by Japan Tobacco International, as well as groups and organisations representing the tobacco value chain countrywide, in the Western Cape High Court...

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