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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

[Africa, Nigeria] Anti-tobacco group faults Fashola's reception of BAT boss

ANTI-TOBACCO campaigners in the country yesterday faulted the “grand” reception accorded the Managing Director of British American Tobacco (BAT), Keith Gretton, during a visit to the Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Monday, describing it
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Sep 26, 2013 06:37

[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

[Africa, Nigeria] EDITORIAL: Regulating tobacco production and smoking

THE anti-smoking bill currently in the National Assembly has joyfully, brought unto the front burner the issue of tobacco smoking and its health implications.... lawmakers should pass it into law.
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 3, 2014 20:41

Responses to antismoking radio and television advertisements among adult smokers and non-smokers across Africa: message-testing results from Senegal, Nigeria and Kenya

graphic health-harms ads developed and used in other countries could also be effective in African countries. This implies that adaptation would be a successful approach in Africa, where scarce resources for tobacco control communications can be focused on
Tobacco Control
added Sep 3, 2014 10:36

[Africa, Nigeria] EDITORIAL: Tobacco: Before Government Signs That Bill into Law

There are strong concerns in some quarters that instead of exerting energies on tobacco laws, the legislature should focus on issues that matter the most to Nigerians like electricity, job creation, ... Nigeria tobacco industry, reliable sources say main
This Day (ng)
added Oct 5, 2013 21:32

[Nigeria] Plains packaging / Young Africans are lighting up at an alarming rate

IN 2002 (BAT), a big cigarette manufacturer, shuttled a temporary cinema around six Nigerian cities in what it called the “Rothmans Experience It Cinema Tour” packs ...At this rate Africa will face a greater public health crisis than anywhere else
The Economist
added Jul 22, 2016 03:03

[Africa, Nigeria] OGUNLADE: Tobacco: Imperative of circumspect regulation

the entire tobacco industry has agreed that tobacco production, sale, promotion and consumption among others need to operate within a legal and properly regulated framework....the tobacco industry itself is one of the most aggressive advocates of tobacco
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Apr 14, 2015 15:09

[Africa, Nigeria] Cigarette smokers to pay more-- Investigation

smoker of cigarette may have to part with money to buy a stick of puff, as tobacco companies around the world are facing difficult times due to shrinking sales revenue.
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added Feb 10, 2014 08:16

[Nigeria] Ajimobi challenges tobacco firms to show care for life, not death

He made this call on Wednesday at the commissioning of the recreation centre of the British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN’s) Ibadan office. According to Ajimobi, with the global rise against cigarette smoking in the world, tobacco companies must show e
World Stage Limited (ng)
added Nov 20, 2013 17:00
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