CHRIS GILMOUR: Draconian tobacco bill is likely to backfire
Though it is not too dissimilar to laws in most developed countries, it is more stringent than SA’s peers
The proposed smoking law is draconian and will probably backfire.
It includes the banning of smoking indoors and in certain outdoor areas, as well as making it mandatory to sell cigarettes in plain packaging. Point-of-sale advertising will be banned...
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