Cigarette company British American Tobacco SA (BATSA), farmers and tobacconists store JJ Cale say the new tobacco bill will further entrench the illegal industry, while making criminals of ordinary people. 

The Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Control Bill, which is before the health committee in parliament, proposes draconian sentences such as five years in prison for smoking in a home where workers are present, or six months for vaping in a private car in the presence of a child. ..

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