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[Africa] Tobacco control campaign begins in Nigeria

There are currently no national restrictions on the advertising and promotion of tobacco use in Nigeria. A campaign has recently been launched to raise awareness on the various health risks of smoking and second hand smoke, as well as the toll of tobacco
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Aug 29, 2013 15:47
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[Africa] ‘BAT meets MOU, FDI obligations in Nigeria’

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the commissioning of British American Tobacco (BAT) Nigeria... “With the warning on cigarette packs, the government and tobacco companies have fully discharged their duties. We cannot sacrifice the huge be
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Feb 12, 2016 14:19
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[Africa, Nigeria] Cigarette Manufacturing: Weighing The Gains, The Costs

Crusoe Osagie argues that the $150 million British American Tobacco investment in its Ibadan cigarette factory, the taxes the company has paid to the federal government since inception and all the benefits accruable to the economy may pale into insignific
This Day (ng)
added Aug 18, 2013 20:50
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INVESTIGATION: Underhand tactics, Illegal advertising raise British American Tobacco's profits in Nigeria, Africa

The tobacco giant is benefiting from weak tobacco legislation in Nigeria.
Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 26, 2012 04:28
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[Africa, Nigeria] EDITORIAL: The Tobacco Control Bill

Although, the bill has been long overdue, it is heart-warming that it finally scaled the hurdles built against it by powerful interest groups and, by passing the bill, Nigeria has joined the league of countries concerned with the health of its population
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added May 27, 2015 10:12
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[Africa, Nigeria] OGUNLADE: Still on the Tobacco Control Bill

While a well regulated tobacco industry is desirable and welcome by all, it is important that the regulation that seeks to achieve this is sufficiently cognizant of all contending issues such that it is balanced and does not ultimately create worse proble
This Day (ng)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:39
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[Africa, Nigeria] ISIGUZO: Repackaged Tobacco Control Bill and Matters Arising

For public health experts, the repackaged bill will not only reduce the tobacco health burden the nation currently shoulders, it will also draw positive attention to Nigeria in the committee of nations that have signed and ratified the World Health Organ
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Apr 13, 2014 23:42
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[Africa] Nigerians spend N89bn on tobacco annually as South-East tops smoking league- Survey

“Nigeria is planning a new tobacco bill that is believed to have stiffer anti tobacco laws”.
Premium Times (ng)
added Jul 12, 2013 08:40
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[Africa] Group calls for probe of cigarette importation into Nigeria by foreign coy

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of Earth Nigeria (ERA/ FoEN)... Oluwafemi accused Philip Morris International of attempting a comeback into Nigeria, exploring the window period that regulations for full implementation of the NTC Act was being put
Peoples Daily Newspaper (ng)
added Jan 18, 2016 15:32
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[Africa, Nigeria] British America Tobacco urges anti-tobacco NGOs to fund alternative smoking products

In a statement responding to a recent criticism of the company by an NGO and made available to PREMIUM TIMES, Thursday, BATN said that it was “surprised” that an NGO would fault its recent efforts to sensitise enforcement agents on the recently passed La
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 2, 2014 17:18
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