First leg of Cigarette sale ban court challenge resolved

CATEGORY: Media and COVID19
DATE: 12 May 2020
AUTHOR: Coronavirus Monitor

In the court papers, the association said the cigarette sale ban affected the health and welfare, both physically and psychologically, of 11 million smokers. This is due to the nicotine withdrawal.

Meanwhile, a report by the Human Sciences Research Council found that only 12percent of smokers had managed to get their hands on cigarettes during the lockdown.

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