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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA, NTCRG condemn mounting tobacco product adverts near schools

have presented a national research that shows how tobacco companies strategically situate tobacco products and advertisements near primary and secondary schools with the aim of enticing kids to experiment smoking. Speaking to journalists in Abuja, the Min
Vanguard (ng)
added Oct 20, 2017 18:32
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[Africa, Nigeria] Reps Adopt Upward Review Of Tobacco Tax

The House of Representatives on Thursday adopted an upward review of taxes on tobacco to control the products and fund healthcare services. The adoption was sequel to a motion moved at plenary by Rep. Sergius Ogun (Edo-APC) on the grave danger tobacco po
PM News (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:53
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[Africa, Kenya] KRA targets e-cigarettes, sheesha in new excise duty plan

Manufacturers and importers of tobacco products in Kenya will be required to affix excise duty stamps on their products as the government rolls out a system to broaden tax compliance. The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) expects all tobacco manufacturers a
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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BIG TOBACCO TINY TARGETS: TOBACCO INDUSTRY TARGETS SCHOOLS IN AFRICA (PDF)

The results show that international and local tobacco companies, such as British American Tobacco (BAT) and Philip Morris International (PMI), carry out intensive marketing strategies around schools that encourage tobacco use among children in countries
ATCA (African Tobacco Control Alliance) (tg)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:53
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BIG TOBACCO TINY TARGETS: TOBACCO INDUSTRY TARGETS SCHOOLS IN AFRICA

CA implemented the Tobacco Industry Accountability project in partnership with the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK) and its country partners in five African countries... RECOMMENDATIONS African government authorities must protect our children from t
ATCA (African Tobacco Control Alliance) (tg)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:45
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[Africa] New Report Indicts Tobacco Firms on Kids Smoking Across Nigeria

in Abuja presented a national research that shows how tobacco companies strategically situate tobacco products and advertisements near primary and secondary schools with the aim of enticing kids to experiment smoking. The research work titled Big Tobacco
The News Nigeria (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:44
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco coys recruit pupils to succeed ageing adult smokers –Report

A National research titled “Big Tobacco: Tiny Targets” has accused tobacco companies of targeting young Nigerians in primary and secondary schools for recruitment into smoking to make them succeed the dwindling number of adult and ageing smokers in Nigeri
Daily Trust (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:33
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[Africa] MANUFACTURING JOB | British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) Latest Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Our aim is to become the leading tobacco company in each of our markets by providing excellent products with confidence and responsibility expected of global consumer brands. We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:
BizWatchNigeria.Ng (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:27
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[Africa, Nigeria] FG Supports ECOWAS Move to Harmonise Laws on Tobacco Control

The federal government has commended the move by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to harmonise all laws regulating the sales and consumption of tobacco products in the region. To this end, the government declared that it would abid
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:15
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[Africa, Nigeria] ECOWAS Member States Meet In Abuja To Fine Tune Tobacco Control Laws

Experts from the Economic Community of West African States have converged on Abuja to harmonize laws against the illicit trade in tobacco and other related matters in the Africa sub-region. Declaring open the event, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Prof. Is
The Eagle Online (ng)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:54
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