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[Africa, Nigeria] Beverly Osu Defends “Nun” Pictures: Reverend Fathers And Sisters Smoke

replied to critics of her recent pictures where she poses as a nun. In some of the pictures, she wears a nun outfit and holds a cigarette in her hand. According to her, the church has not established smoking as a sin and advises critics to focus on othe
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:06
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[Africa] How Nigeria’s online stores flout country’s tobacco control law

Checks by PREMIUM TIMES showed that these online retailers not only market products like cigarettes and shisha, they do not have mechanisms to ensure prospective buyers are aged 18 and above, a flagrant violation of the National Tobacco Control Act. The
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:00
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[Nigeria] Tobacco-Free Club urges smokers to quit smoking, save system

Tobacco-Free Club, University of Abuja chapter (TFC), an NGO, has called on smokers to quit smoking and save their system from non-communicable diseases like cancer or heart disease. Emmanuel Oluma, President, TFC, who made the call at a ''Breathe cam
Nigerian Voice (ng)
added Aug 24, 2018 11:58
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GLANTZ: Role of stakeholders in Nigeria’s tobacco control journey after the FCTC: lessons for tobacco control advocacy in low-income and middle-income countries

ratification has not stopped the tobacco industry... This is our third paper on the evolving history of tobacco control policymaking in Nigeria and, to get the most out of this new paper, it should be read in the context of the two earlier papers, which p
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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Role of stakeholders in Nigeria’s tobacco control journey after the FCTC: lessons for tobacco control advocacy in low-income and middle-income countries (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Policy Dystopia Model and WHO categories of industry interference provide a helpful framework for understanding tobacco control debates in low/middle-income countries (LMICs) as in high-income countries. One difference in LMIC is the important rol
Tobacco Control
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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Role of stakeholders in Nigeria’s tobacco control journey after the FCTC: lessons for tobacco control advocacy in low-income and middle-income countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Policy Dystopia Model and WHO categories of industry interference provide a helpful framework for understanding tobacco control debates in low/middle-income countries (LMICs) as in high-income countries. One difference in LMIC is the important role of
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2018 00:32
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[Nigeria] Abramovic tells Sarri to wear suit and quit smoking on the sidelines

Sarri has been forced to go to a designated area inside the dressing-room to smoke and he will also not be allowed to have a half-time cigarette. Sarri will no more be smoking on the sidelines during matches. Photo Credit: Getty Images The Italian tactici
Naij.com (ng)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:20
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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] FG calls for ban of Shisha

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole on Monday called on the police and all other government agencies to enforce the ban on flavoured tobacco products, including Shisha. Adewole said this at a press conference in Abuja on Monday to mark the 201
Daily Post (ng)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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'Sin tax' looms on tobacco and alcohol in Nigeria as fears grow of a public health crisis

Nigeria’s government defied private-sector opposition to impose a new “sin tax” on Monday amid fears that growing tobacco and alcohol consumption could threaten a public health crisis. Ignoring a last-minute legal challenge, the country’s finance minist
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:12
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