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[Africa, Nigeria] Presidency Guns For Stiffer Anti-tobacco Bill

NIGERIA is placing tobacco control legislation high on its agenda, if assurances by the Presidency are anything to go by. ... A copy of the report procured by The Guardian shows that 4.7 million Nigerian adults aged 15 years or older used tobacco prod
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 13, 2013 23:55

[Africa, Nigeria] Batn, Others Hail Public Place Smoking Bill

British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN), has expressed its support for the passage of a balanced and evidence based Bill for the industry. ... They unanimously tasked the legislators to be clear on the specified smoking areas by including designated sm
This Day (ng)
added Jun 16, 2013 12:15

[Africa, Nigeria] FG considers “strong” anti-smoking laws

Nigeria is set to roll out firmer laws against smoking to safeguard against diseases related to tobacco consumption, health minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu announced. ... Speaking in Abuja at the 2013 Ministerial Platform, where ministries deliver mid-term
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jun 15, 2013 17:07

[Nigeria] Bakare: Tobacco Farmers are Freewill Citizens

The Nigerian Independent Tobacco Association (NITA) has defended its relationship with the British American Tobacco Iseyin Agronomy, (BATIA) describing it as voluntary and mutually beneficial.
This Day (ng)
added Mar 11, 2013 02:31

[Nigeria] British Tobacco to develop agriculture, awards scholarships

British American Tobacco (BAT) Nigeria has pledged to continue support for Federal Government's initiative on the promotion of agriculture through the provision of strategic inputs. Hugo Norman, the company's Demand Chain General Manager for West Africa
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Dec 15, 2012 13:24

[Nigeria] 20,000 smokers die every 60 mins across the world-Bart Laming

Every 60 minutes, an estimated 20,000 smokers die from complications arising from smoking. Bart Laming, international coordinator, IQS dropped this bombshell during the launch of IQS-Nigeria held on Thursday at Tamarin Hotel in Ikeja, GRA, Lagos, south-w
added Dec 4, 2012 14:01

[Nigeria] The Dangers Of Teens Smoking

Ruth Choji in this piece examines the health, social and economic implications of cigarette smoking among young people.
Leadership (ng)
added Sep 9, 2012 22:21

[Nigeria] Tobacco bill, big test of Jonathan’s promise – Oluwafemi

National Mirror (ng)
added May 24, 2012 10:13

[Africa, Indonesia, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa] In Poor Countries, Antismoking Activists Face Threats and Violence

his home in Lagos, Nigeria, was attacked by gunmen following threats over his antismoking activities...Two men fined for smoking sued...One said later in a television interview that he was among about 50 men recruited by tobacco industry lawyers to try t
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2018 19:12

[Africa] Nigerian female celebrities that smoke

In Nigeria, the habit is becoming rampant, especially among celebrities. Female celebrities, specifically, have increasingly resorted to what may seem as a distasteful act to some. These females smoke either for fun or for escape. Popular among smokers u (ng)
added Aug 21, 2017 16:35
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