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With legal tobacco product sales being banned, consumers are turning to the illegal market and paying high prices for mostly illicit cigarettes that don’t pay taxes to Government. As we know and have seen for ourselves, this ban only increases movement and cigarette sharing, as demand has increased, and legal supply is banned.
Alcohol sales are also currently banned in South Africa after the country imposed a strict lockdown to avoid the spread of coronavirus. The country’s lockdown, which started on Friday and will stretch three weeks, is based on a strict set of rules which forbid the sales of alcohol, cigarettes, and even walking down the road for exercise.
I live in South Africa where our police commissioner has introduced a strict rule of no selling of any alcohol or any cigarettes. This has infuriated many South Africans and have questioned what will happen when you take these things away with no warning. People going cold turkey could increase the number of hospital beds taken. This has also created a major spike in the black market. I think.
Alcohol and tobacco are not considered as essential needs hence they are banned, along with the fact that they are not good for your health. Covid-19 is said to attack your respiratory system, it makes sense to ban tobacco. Now those are not the o.
Alcohol production was Jesus' first miracle according to the Gospel of John, and the ceremonial drinking of wine is central to the Eucharist, the oldest and most sacred Christian ceremony. Wine is a symbol in the Christian tradition. Outlawing alcohol would affect the religious beliefs of a good portion of American citizens who are protected by a Constitution that promises freedom of religion.
South Africans have been complaining about government’s decision to ban the sale of alcohol and cigarettes during the nationwide lockdown, pleading for a review of the regulation.