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6 ways health minister wants to stamp out smoking

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi speaks to the CapeTalk host Kieno Kammies about tobacco use in SA. Motsoaledi & his department have six drastic solutions to stamp out smoking in the country.

CAPE TOWN - Many years ago, cigarette companies sponsored sporting events like One-Day cricket and the Durban July.

But after tobacco advertising was curtailed in South Africa, the gap was soon filled by alcohol brands.

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says that his department wants to move forward with regulations to further reduce tobacco use in the country.

He says his department has several plans in a bid to advance tobacco control.

Listen to the Soundcloud above to hear the minister's six drastic solutions to stamp out smoking in South Africa.

To read a full article on this topic, click here.

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