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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN To African Govts: Prosperous Tobacco Farmer Stories A Myth

ERA/FoEN said the call had become urgent in view of the increase in tempo of visibility events organised by cigarette makers and leaf buyers through the International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) and its allies in different countries in the last two
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:06
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[Africa, South Africa] EDITORIAL: Learn from cigarette tax

using taxes as a blunt instrument to achieve social goals does not work. Alcohol is also heavily taxed, yet alcohol abuse remains rampant. Sales of fuel-guzzling SUVs have actually increased since an emissions tax was imposed. Taxing sugar is not the way
Business Day (za)
added Aug 21, 2014 07:00
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[Africa, South Africa] Government looks at restricting e-cigarettes

The government is considering tightening laws regarding e-cigarettes, which have been deemed a 'safer' alternative to tobacco smoking. Some experts have warned that e-cigarettes might be as dangerous as those they are intended to replace, notes a Sunday
Legal Brief Today (Juta & Company Ltd) (za)
added Aug 19, 2014 06:39
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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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[Africa, Nigeria] Group accuses British American Tobacco of misleading police on tobacco law

In a statement issued in Lagos, Monday, ERA/FoEN said the series of visibility events organised by BATN, including a sensitization exercise last week for police officers in Lagos on enforcement of the anti-smoking law, were nothing more than gimmicks to
Premium Times (ng)
added Aug 19, 2014 06:26
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[Africa, Nigeria] Law Banning Public Smoking Begins In Lagos

With effect from Sunday,17 August, 2014, anybody caught smoking in public places in Lagos State,will be arrested and prosecuted, says the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA)...Smokers, who smoke in the presence of a minor or anyone below
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:11
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN On A Mission To Thwart Tobacco Control Law, ERA/FoEN Insists

Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria...said series of visibility events organised by BATN including a sensitization exercise last week for police officers in Lagos on enforcement of the anti-smoking law were nothing more than gimmicks
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 19, 2014 00:48
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[Africa, Ghana] Tobacco farmers exploitation must stop-VALD

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), has joined public health groups in Africa and the world over to call on the tobacco industry to end its exploitation of tobacco farmers.
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:57
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[Africa, Kenya] We don't smoke, we're Kisiis

only 7.9 per cent of the population in Nyanza smokes, compared to 30 percent of men in central Kenya. In Kisii villages, the number of smokers is countable....religious denominations in Kisii County is the Seventh Day Adventist that follows a very conser
The Standard (ke)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:48
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