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[Africa, India, Nigeria] Environmentalists Call for Support to hold Tobacco Companies liable for tobacco harms

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to participate in the seventh session of the conference of parties (COP7) meeting... The Nigerian Spokesperson for the Network for Accountabilty of Tobacco Transnationals, NATT, Philip Jakpor said , “Nigeria and oth
Nigerian Observer (ng)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:31
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[Africa, India, Nigeria] Tobacco companies now to be held liable for health hazards

The tools Parties will promote at this year’s conference will especially help low- and middle-income countries...“Standing for the adoption of provisions that advance criminal liability on Big Tobacco is the right step for delegates from the African regio
The News Nigeria (ng)
added Oct 29, 2016 15:49
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[Africa, India, Nigeria] COP7: Group urges measures to hold big tobacco liable

“The outcomes of this year’s Conference of the Parties are poised to mark a turning point for public health.”... “Nigeria and other developing nations targeted by Big Tobacco for marketing of their lethal products now have the opportunity to support the
Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 27, 2016 01:12
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[Africa] Tobacco firm to commence production in Nigeria

in pursuit of our long term objectives in Nigeria, we have entered into a strategic agreement with International Tobacco Company Limited (ITC), a Nigerian company, to commence local manufacturing of some of our brands before the end of 2016. We are proud
Vanguard (ng)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:06
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[Africa, Cameroon] How Nigerian Youths Can Get The Best From National Tobacco Act

The IPPA had expressed aversion to stringent anti-tobacco laws, especially those that will allegedly “strangulate the local tobacco industry” The IPPA argument however lacks merit when viewed from the prism that the same organisation spearheaded a campai
Leadership (ng)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:07
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[India, Nigeria] ITGA Africa outraged at exclusion of Tobacco growing countries from FCTC

is deeply concerned to hear reports that the UnitedNations (UN) intends to ban dozens of “appointed and elected officials from executive, legislative and judicial branches” representing tobacco-growing countries from participation in the next Conference o
Vanguard (ng)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:40
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[Africa] Nigeria to be stricter in implementation of anti-tobacco laws

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Government will ensure effective implementation of anti-tobacco laws and policies in the country. Osinbajo made the promise at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, while receiving leaders of anti-tobacco organisatio
The News Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 16, 2016 17:46
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[Finland, Nigeria] Genome-Wide Association of the Laboratory-Based Nicotine Metabolite Ratio in Three Ancestries [FREE FULL TEXT]

We replicate the top-ranking single nucleotide polymorphism from a recent GWAS of the NMR in Finnish smokers, identify a functional mechanism for this intronic variant from in silico analyses of RNA-seq data that is consistent with CYP2A6 expression measu
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 10, 2016 18:41
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[Africa] Nigeria to implement strict tobacco control laws

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to the reduction of tobacco use among citizens particularly exposure of underage children to smoking.
Voice of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:17
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[Africa, Nigeria] SON intensifies raids on shops, outlets selling flavoured cigarettes

the Standard Organisation of Nigeria, SON, has commenced raiding of outlets selling illicit tobacco in the country. In an exclusive chat with Vanguard, the Director Inspectorate and compliance directorate, SON, Engr. Bede Obayi, said that Apapa has become
Vanguard (ng)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:11
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