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[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

[Africa, Nigeria] Group urges Fashola to reject British American Tobacco's planned N1bn Lagos investment

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has described as unacceptable the proposal by the British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) to build a £4 million (N 1 billion) headquarters in Lagos. In a statement released on Thursday, the group urged Babatun
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 20, 2013 10:39

[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
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