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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

[Africa] Nigeria: Will Tobacco Control Bill Be Passed?

The varying arguments at the recent one-day public hearing on the tobacco control bill may have introduced a new twist to the debate on the bill's passage. Are the proponents of tobacco control just? Is the manufacturing or sales of the product illegal?
added Jul 24, 2014 15:11

[Africa] EKWUJURU: GATS report & tobacco use in Nigeria

Recently, a report by Global Audit on Tobacco Survey (GATS) indicated that incidence of tobacco use in Nigeria is low, a report that may not go down well with the civil society groups that campaigned against tobacco smoking, advertisement and production.
Vanguard (ng)
added Jul 30, 2013 04:28

Heavy metal hazards of Nigerian smokeless tobacco

Although there was no apparent risk when each metal was analysed and considered individually, the potential risk could be multiplied when considering all heavy metals. The high heavy metal content in Nigerian smokeless tobacco may have public health imp
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2013 15:07

[Nigeria] Hope rises for new anti-tobacco bill, campaign

SMARTING from the disappointment of the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB), which failed to get President Goodluck Jonathan’s assent, a new vista of hope is on the horizons for proponents of the new anti-tobacco bill currently before the House of Repre
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Mar 24, 2013 23:31

[Africa] Nigeria to be stricter in implementation of anti-tobacco laws

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Government will ensure effective implementation of anti-tobacco laws and policies in the country. Osinbajo made the promise at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, while receiving leaders of anti-tobacco organisatio
The News Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 16, 2016 17:46

[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN To FG: Prosecute Philip Morris for Illegal Importation of cigarettes

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has asked the Federal Government to prosecute Philip Morris International (PMINTL) for illegaal importation of cigarettes into Nigeria.
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Dec 15, 2015 17:33

[Nigeria] Rapper becomes new face of tobacco brand

Tyga is now the new face of the premium gold smoking company Shine Papers, an organization best known for the production of tobacco, weed, wraps and everything related to that! The former Cash Money star – who is expected to drop his "Gold Album" soon – (ng)
added Nov 28, 2014 14:24

An exploratory study of the socio-cultural risk influences for cigarette smoking among Southern Nigerian youth

Tobacco control policies should include cultural interventions to modify current traditional practices and social norms which fuel the use of tobacco in the society. Such interventions must target specific groups, subpopulations and subcultures more expo
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:26

[Africa, Nigeria] No Tobacco Day: BAT cautions on stifling legal tobacco industry

As part of activities marking the 2013 World No Tobacco Day, WNTD, British American Tobacco, BAT, has brought to fore the implications of stifling a legal tobacco industry, as advocacy groups kick against all forms of tobacco advertising. In the same ve
Vanguard (ng)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:09
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