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GLANTZ: Role of stakeholders in Nigeria’s tobacco control journey after the FCTC: lessons for tobacco control advocacy in low-income and middle-income countries

ratification has not stopped the tobacco industry... This is our third paper on the evolving history of tobacco control policymaking in Nigeria and, to get the most out of this new paper, it should be read in the context of the two earlier papers, which p
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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Role of stakeholders in Nigeria’s tobacco control journey after the FCTC: lessons for tobacco control advocacy in low-income and middle-income countries (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Policy Dystopia Model and WHO categories of industry interference provide a helpful framework for understanding tobacco control debates in low/middle-income countries (LMICs) as in high-income countries. One difference in LMIC is the important rol
Tobacco Control
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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Role of stakeholders in Nigeria’s tobacco control journey after the FCTC: lessons for tobacco control advocacy in low-income and middle-income countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Policy Dystopia Model and WHO categories of industry interference provide a helpful framework for understanding tobacco control debates in low/middle-income countries (LMICs) as in high-income countries. One difference in LMIC is the important role of
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2018 00:32
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[Nigeria] Abramovic tells Sarri to wear suit and quit smoking on the sidelines

Sarri has been forced to go to a designated area inside the dressing-room to smoke and he will also not be allowed to have a half-time cigarette. Sarri will no more be smoking on the sidelines during matches. Photo Credit: Getty Images The Italian tactici
Naij.com (ng)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:20
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[Africa, Nigeria] OKAFOR: Why tobacco isn’t going away

The bottomline: considering people’s choices, preferences and spending power, tobacco and alcohol aren’t going anywhere soon, and the anti-tobacco fight still has a long way to go in Nigeria. The excise upward review announced by the finance minister Kem
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jun 10, 2018 21:34
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[Africa, Nigeria] FG calls for ban of Shisha

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole on Monday called on the police and all other government agencies to enforce the ban on flavoured tobacco products, including Shisha. Adewole said this at a press conference in Abuja on Monday to mark the 201
Daily Post (ng)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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'Sin tax' looms on tobacco and alcohol in Nigeria as fears grow of a public health crisis

Nigeria’s government defied private-sector opposition to impose a new “sin tax” on Monday amid fears that growing tobacco and alcohol consumption could threaten a public health crisis. Ignoring a last-minute legal challenge, the country’s finance minist
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:12
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[Africa, Nigeria] IYIZOBA: Why a ban on cigarettes should be next

I hope that the ban on smoking and the sale of cigarettes would be next. Tobacco smoking is the single most important source of preventable morbidity in the world. But sadly, not much has been done to combat the scourge. Tobacco kills half of its users
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added May 17, 2018 16:53
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[Nigeria, South Africa] In Poor Countries, Antismoking Activists Face Threats and Violence

Six years ago, more than a dozen men with AK-47s shot their way into Akinbode Oluwafemi’s home in Lagos, Nigeria. They killed his house guard and his brother-in-law...He was one of several tobacco control advocates at last week’s 17th World Conference on
New York Times
added May 16, 2018 19:10
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