/ 5 August 2023

‘Draconian’ bill will kill legal tobacco industry

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Up in smoke: The open display of tobacco and e-cigarettes, as well as the sale of ‘loosies’, will not be allowed under the new legislation if it is passed. (Michele Spatari/Getty Images)
Tobacco growers, processors and manufacturers say they will be the ones to pay the highest price if the new law is passed

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