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Exposed! Nigerian Children: Prime Targets Of ‘Big Tobacco’ Farming, Smoking For Blood Money

From child labour on Nigerian tobacco fields to luring of kids as replacement smokers, ‘Dotun Akintomide examines how Big Tobacco companies had kept children at the centre of a blueprint that has helped sustained the multi-billion dollar controversial in
The New Diplomat Newspaper (ng)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:04
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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, Nigeria] Effects of smoking could last over 30 years - Study reveals

‘Big Tobacco: Tiny Targets’... During the public presentation of the report in Abuja ....brands contain not just tobacco, but a variety of other ingredients, including preservatives, humectants, flavours and other additives aimed at increasing a cigarette
Daily Trust (ng)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:15
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco company denies targeting kids

British American Tobacco has denied that its marketing strategies target the younger generation by deliberately situating tobacco products near primary and secondary schools in Nigeria. ...“We are proud to state that we are a reputable and responsible law
Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 23, 2017 18:55
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco: NGO Lauds FG’s Bid To Increase Tax

The Youth Action on Tobacco Control and Health (YATCH), an NGO, has lauded the Federal Government’s plan to increase tobacco tax. Mr Seye Omiyefa, the Executive Director of the NGO, made the commendation on Sunday in Lagos. According to him, the increas
PM News (ng)
added Oct 23, 2017 18:47
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[Africa, Nigeria] NGO lauds FG’s bid to increase tax on tobacco

The Youth Action on Tobacco Control and Health (YATCH), an NGO, has lauded the Federal Government’s plan to increase tobacco tax. Mr Seye Omiyefa, the Executive Director of the NGO, made the commendation in an interview with newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. A
Vanguard (ng)
added Oct 22, 2017 21:29
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco firms evolving new strategies to attract younger generation – Report

Tobacco companies in Nigeria have evolved a new strategy of deliberately targeting the younger generation by situating their products near primary and secondary schools, a new report by the Nigerian Tobacco Control Research Group has shown.
Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 21, 2017 20:07
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA, NTCRG condemn mounting tobacco product adverts near schools

have presented a national research that shows how tobacco companies strategically situate tobacco products and advertisements near primary and secondary schools with the aim of enticing kids to experiment smoking. Speaking to journalists in Abuja, the Min
Vanguard (ng)
added Oct 20, 2017 18:32
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[Nigeria] Reps Want FG To Increase Taxes On Tobacco, Speed Up M-Power Implementation

The House of Representatives yesterday demanded an increase in tobacco related taxes...also urged the Federal Government to embark on sustained campaigns to control tobacco use, implement the M-Power policy package, adopt stringent measures to restrict ad
Daily Independent (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 19:02
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[Africa, Nigeria] Reps Adopt Upward Review Of Tobacco Tax

The House of Representatives on Thursday adopted an upward review of taxes on tobacco to control the products and fund healthcare services. The adoption was sequel to a motion moved at plenary by Rep. Sergius Ogun (Edo-APC) on the grave danger tobacco po
PM News (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:53
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