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[Africa, Canada, Ireland, Nigeria] JEMIDE: National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation…
Daily Independent (ng)
added Aug 27, 2014 22:00
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[Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa] INVESTIGATION: Tobacco giant, British American Tobacco, caught in intensive smuggling, corporate espionage

Following events in South Africa, the BBC in July 2008 aired a documentary, 'Bannatyne Takes on Tobacco', which looked at BAT's tactics in Africa and revealed that the tobacco multinational was breaking rules in Nigeria, Malawi and Mauritius.
Premium Times (ng)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:05
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN Reiterates Commitment to End Illicit Tobacco Trade

The company regretted that despite efforts to combat this global menace, Nigeria loses about 30 million pounds to counterfeit tobacco trade. At a media parley in Lagos to mark this year's World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) the company revealed that combined effo
This Day (ng)
added Jun 21, 2015 17:17
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[Africa, Nigeria] Senate passes Tobacco Control Bill into law

The Senate yesterday passed into law the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, after the document had spent several years on the shelf of the National Assembly. But rather than impose an outright ban on the smoking of cigarette, Senate opted for controlle
Daily Post (ng)
added May 14, 2015 10:02
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[Africa] Nigeria's 10th Leading Tobacco Market Globally —BAT

Nigeria is one of the biggest 10 tobacco markets in the world, says the Managing Director, British American Tobacco, Mr. Keith Gretton. The Federal Government of Nigeria also rakes in N15 billion as tax annually from the BAT, its Managing Director added
P.M. News Nigeria (ng)
added Sep 17, 2013 11:44
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[Africa, Nigeria] AKINREMI: Obasanjo, British American Tobacco and Blood Money

At the unveiling of the British American Tobacco’s regional headquarters in Lagos last week...internal BAT documents reveal the details of its bad behaviour in Nigeria that this same company will not dare engage in the United States, United Kingdom or ot
This Day (ng)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39
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[Africa] WHO Urges Nigeria To Rectify Law Against Tobacco

The Coordinator of WHO in Lagos, Dr Sunday Abidoye, made the call in Lagos at an event organised by the UN Information Centre (UNIC), the Nigeria Heart Foundation and the UN Association of Nigeria. The event, jointly organised to commemorate ”World
Leadership (ng)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:13
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[Africa, Nigeria] ADEOYE: The unprotected species

Nigeria signed and ratified the FCTC in 2004 and 2005 respectively. As a party, Nigeria is obligated to domesticate the treaty and this has come in form of the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB)... unfortunately, the Bill was not signed into law by Pres
National Mirror (ng)
added Mar 20, 2015 22:46
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[Africa] Nigeria to implement strict tobacco control laws

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to the reduction of tobacco use among citizens particularly exposure of underage children to smoking.
Voice of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:17
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[Africa, Asia, Burma/Myanmar, Nigeria, UK] Minister worked as spin doctor for tobacco giant that paid workers £15 a month

The employment minister, Priti Patel, was part of a team of spin doctors paid hundreds of thousands of pounds to help a tobacco giant counter negative publicity...documents, released by BAT following a legal action, show that Patel was one of seven emplo
The Observer (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:49
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