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[Africa, Nigeria] Rising incidence of illicit trade in tobacco

Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Dec 2, 2018 21:18
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[Africa, Nigeria] Senate seeks halt of new tariff on alcohol, tobacco

The Senate yesterday asked the Federal Government to immediately suspend the implementation of the increased excise duty on beverages and tobacco pending further consultation. Adopting the report of its Finance Committee, the upper chamber of the Nationa
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:59

[Nigeria] Senate wants suspension of new alcohol, tobacco tariff

The Senate on Tuesday asked the federal government to suspend the implementation of the excise tariff increment on alcoholic beverages and tobacco products – until all stakeholders have been consulted. The demand was sequel to the adoption of the report
added Nov 28, 2018 22:43

[Nigeria] Tobacco control alliance seeks 70% tax increase

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has urged the Federal Government to expedite action to mainstream tobacco control into its overall development agenda. Towards this end, the alliance recommended that a minimum of 70 per cent tax be collected on tob
The Punch (ng)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:11

[Nigeria] NGO Launches Lung Cancer Prevention Campaign In FCT

Move Against Cancer Africa (MACA), on Thursday, rolled out lung cancer prevention awareness programme in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr Caleb Egwuenu, Project Director of MACA, said that the awareness was part of the group’s initiative toward ma
Independent (ng)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:54
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[Nigeria] NGO launches lung cancer prevention campaign

Move Against Cancer Africa (MACA), a cancer advocacy NGO, on Thursday, rolled out lung cancer prevention awareness programme in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr Caleb Egwuenu, the Project Director of MACA, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on th
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) (ng)
added Nov 9, 2018 02:18
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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.

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 o
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2018 20:43

[Africa, Nigeria] Beverly Osu Defends “Nun” Pictures: Reverend Fathers And Sisters Smoke

replied to critics of her recent pictures where she poses as a nun. In some of the pictures, she wears a nun outfit and holds a cigarette in her hand. According to her, the church has not established smoking as a sin and advises critics to focus on othe
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:06

[Africa] How Nigeria’s online stores flout country’s tobacco control law

Checks by PREMIUM TIMES showed that these online retailers not only market products like cigarettes and shisha, they do not have mechanisms to ensure prospective buyers are aged 18 and above, a flagrant violation of the National Tobacco Control Act. The
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:00

[Nigeria] Tobacco-Free Club urges smokers to quit smoking, save system

Tobacco-Free Club, University of Abuja chapter (TFC), an NGO, has called on smokers to quit smoking and save their system from non-communicable diseases like cancer or heart disease. Emmanuel Oluma, President, TFC, who made the call at a ''Breathe cam
Nigerian Voice (ng)
added Aug 24, 2018 11:58
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