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[Africa] Nigeria: 3.1 Million Nigerians Smoke, Says New Survey

An estimated 3.1 million Nigerian adults smoke tobacco, though 82% know it causes "serious illness", says the first-ever survey of tobacco prevalence. The Global Adult Tobacco Survey, GATS, showed even more Nigerians are exposed to second-hand smoke. So
added Jul 12, 2013 08:26

[Africa] Nigeria an attractive destination for foreign investors – Philip Morris Limited MD, Coskun Dicle

Why did you venture into the Nigerian market at the time you did? Africa is at the forefront of investment focus for many international companies across a wide range of industries. Within Africa, Nigeria’s human and natural resources, combined with the fa
Premium Times (ng)
added Jul 10, 2017 01:35

[Africa, India, Nigeria] Tobacco companies now to be held liable for health hazards

The tools Parties will promote at this year’s conference will especially help low- and middle-income countries...“Standing for the adoption of provisions that advance criminal liability on Big Tobacco is the right step for delegates from the African regio
The News Nigeria (ng)
added Oct 29, 2016 15:49

[Nigeria] Don't Ask Me Why I Smoke - Nollywood Actress

Nollywood actress, Ronke Odusanya, recently got thumps up from fans after she released some artistic stunning photos to pass a message across. The actress while releasing the photos urged people to look deeply into it to see the artistic part of it befo
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added Dec 26, 2015 00:50

[Africa] How American company, Philip Morris, is flooding Nigeria with 122 million ‘units’ of cigarettes

secured an approval to import 122 million ‘units’ of cigarettes into Nigeria from September 1, 2015, to March 31, 2016...said flooding the country with the “unlicensed, tax-not-paid” cigarettes was a deliberate violation of the National Tobacco Control Ac
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added Dec 10, 2015 15:41

[Africa, Nigeria] Groups say Jonathan’s signing of Tobacco control bill ‘a public health legacy’

The highlights of the Tobacco Control Law include ban of smoking in public places, ban of tobacco advertising sponsorship and promotion, ban of sale of cigarette in single sticks, ban of sale of tobacco products to minors, mandatory warning messages on
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added May 28, 2015 07:12

[Africa, Nigeria] Signing of Tobacco Bill Will Be Lasting Health Legacy, Groups Tell Jonathan

A coalition of civil society groups have called on President Goodluck Jonathan to sign the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) passed by the Senate and House of Representatives recently as a parting gift to Nigerians.
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added May 26, 2015 08:39

[Africa] Nigeria Loses Billions through Illegal Smuggling of Tobacco Products

Despite official attempts to regulate the tobacco industry in Nigeria, illegal smuggling of products still persist, with the country losing billions of naira in the process, THISDAY investigation has uncovered. According to findings, some Korean cigaret
This Day (ng)
added Aug 11, 2014 11:25

INVESTIGATION: How multibillion naira illicit tobacco trade thrives in Nigeria, putting millions at risk

Thousands of traders like Luka serve as important links between a growing number of smokers and smugglers in a booming illicit tobacco trade that is finding its roots in Nigeria’s borders across the northern states, where an expansive network of traffick
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added Apr 10, 2014 18:50

[Africa, Nigeria] Group Urges Legislators to Pass Tobacco Control Bill, Articles

A group under the aegis of Tobacco Control Nigeria (TCN) have called on the federal government and stakeholders to reduce the death toll of non-smokers of tobacco, who die annually from tobacco-related diseases because of their exposure to second-hand smo
This Day (ng)
added Jan 2, 2014 08:55
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