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[Africa, Nigeria] Gidado Yushau Shuaib: War against smoking among the youth

The first measure to take in controlling smoking in Nigeria is by campaigns through youth clubs, religious leaders and parental advisory. The campaigns should highlight and show the negative effect of smoking, and also to impact the knowledge of the risk
DailyPost (ng)
added Oct 23, 2013 03:42
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Control: Group Launches Health Campaign Via Social Media, Game App

A non-governmental organisation, Tobacco Control Nigeria, recently launched its public health and policy change campaign project using social media to advance tobacco control and support the passage of a comprehensive Tobacco Control (TC) law compliant w
Channels Television (ng)
added Aug 30, 2013 07:38
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Bill: Second Time

For the second time, Legislators and civil society activists are preparing for the passage of another tobacco control bill following the failure of President Jonathan to sign the former one. Seun Akioye examines the intrigues.
Leadership (ng)
added Apr 14, 2013 13:00
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Nigerian anti-tobacco advocates to push for higher tobacco taxes

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, over the week, trained anti-tobacco advocates including government officials . . . When the new bill gets to the parliament and is open to public debate, anti tobacco advocates plan to push for higher tobacco taxes and st
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 2, 2013 01:39
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Why We Are Worried By WHO's Bill On Tobacco Planting, By Nigerian Farmers

CHAIRMAN of the Nigerian Independent Tobacco Association, Rasheed Bakare, has called on the government to oppose proposed World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which he said threatens the livelihoods of over 30
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:51
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[Nigeria] Smoking A Cigarette While Driving In Lagos now attracts 20k fine

Any driver in Lagos State caught smoking while driving will now be made to pay N20,000 as fine in the new traffic law recently passed by the state House of Assembly.
Information Nigeria (ng)
added Jul 23, 2012 18:21
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[Africa, Nigeria] OKAFOR: Why tobacco isn’t going away

The bottomline: considering people’s choices, preferences and spending power, tobacco and alcohol aren’t going anywhere soon, and the anti-tobacco fight still has a long way to go in Nigeria. The excise upward review announced by the finance minister Kem
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jun 10, 2018 21:34
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[Africa, Nigeria] JAKPOR: Tobacco Company Infractions And Another Damning Report

The findings contained in the Big Tobacco Tiny Targets Nigeria Report showed... Even as Nigeria continues to foot-drag, the tobacco companies continue to evolve new tactics to frustrate any policy that will whittle their influence and profits. Some of th
Leadership (ng)
added Nov 1, 2017 16:24
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[Africa, India] Group seeks probe of Nigerian delegation to treaty talks on tobacco

ERA/FoEN made the call following a Reuters’ investigation released recently, which revealed that Philip Morris International (PMI) had been running a secret global campaign to undermine the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 18, 2017 14:17
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[Nigeria] Smoking in public: A sleeping law refuses to be blown off

While many states particularly Lagos and the FCT have regulations against public smoking, the Nigerian Tobacco Control Act provides a broad framework for national tobacco control committee, prohibition of smoking in public places, penalties, advertising,
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jul 10, 2017 01:28
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