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[Africa] Ghana urged to ratify protocol on illicit trade in tobacco products

The Ghana Country Director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Magda Robalo, Tuesday urged the Ghanaian government to ratify the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products. tobacco She also asked the government to take concrete steps
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:19
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[Africa, Nigeria] Experts Call For Stringent Measures Against Tobacco Smoking

Experts on Monday called for controlled measures against tobacco and smoking to reduce the severe negative implications to health. The experts spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos ahead of the 2015 World No Tobacco Day om May 31.
Leadership (ng)
added May 25, 2015 22:45
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Police struggle to bust cigarette racket

Widespread smuggling of cigarettes persists despite police insisting that they are investigating the racket and have made some arrests.
The Zimbabwean (uk)
added Feb 5, 2015 10:07
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[Africa, Kenya] Why COPD Will Be the 3rd Leading Killer by 2030

Key among the causes of COPD is cigarettes smoking. To reduce the number of COPD cases, several countries have drafted stringent laws that govern smokers. These laws are aimed at discouraging people from stopping to smoke....the launch of Global Alliance
onislam (eg)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:13
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN urges fair, balanced regulation of the tobacco industry

This can only be achieved if the bill on regulating the tobacco industry that is currently being debated by the National Assembly takes into consideration the views of all stakeholders with the ultimate aim of drafting a bill that is effective and workab
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:45
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[Africa] 'Over 6m Nigerian adults exposed to tobacco smoke'

while 5.6 percent used the product, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has disclosed. This was announced on Wednesday at a public hearing on the harmonised National Tobacco Control Bill (Senate Bill) 2012 and 2014 Executive B
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Oct 16, 2014 20:28
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[Africa, Russia, Zimbabwe] Farmers cry foul over exclusion

The International Tobacco Growers Association has complained over the exclusion of agricultural experts from the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control's 6th meeting which will be held in Moscow from October 13 to 18 as this wi
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 7, 2014 16:48
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[Africa, South Africa] LETTER: E-cigarettes are safer

The regulations suggested by the WHO will prevent more people from being aware of e-cigarettes, and using them as an alternative to smoking. Twisp is certainly not shying away from any potential unintended consequences from the use of e-cigarettes: unde
Business Day (za)
added Sep 1, 2014 14:22
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[Africa] VIDEO: Nigeria prepares for new tobacco control law

Premium Times (ng)
added Aug 19, 2014 06:27
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[Africa, Nigeria] No Public Smoking Law To Be Enforced

The Lagos State Police Command has said it is ready to ensure that the law prohibiting public smoking in Lagos is strictly adhered to. The command said to ensure this, it is in collaboration with British America Tobacco to organise a one-day sensitisati
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:18
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