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[Nigeria] Plains packaging / Young Africans are lighting up at an alarming rate

IN 2002 (BAT), a big cigarette manufacturer, shuttled a temporary cinema around six Nigerian cities in what it called the “Rothmans Experience It Cinema Tour” packs ...At this rate Africa will face a greater public health crisis than anywhere else
The Economist
added Jul 22, 2016 03:03

[Africa, Nigeria] FG Vows To Enforce Tobacco Law, Inaugurates Advisory Committee

The Federal government will adopt all legal and administrative measures to ensure effective implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act, the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has said. The Minister who spoke in Abuja on Tuesday at the
added Jul 18, 2016 12:56

[Africa, Nigeria] ‘I used to smoke and suffer chest pains’ – Yeni Kuti on why she quit smoking

Late Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti‘s daughter, Yeni Kuti has revealed the inspiration behind quitting her once-upon-a-time ‘puff puff’ habit. Revealing she has distanced herself from smoking for three years, the 55-year-old said the thought of not
TheNETng - Nigerian Entertainment Today (ng)
added Jul 11, 2016 20:54

[Africa, Nigeria] ALAYI: 4,000 killer chemicals inside tobacco smoke — Dr. Abayomi Ajayi

Many Nigerians still doubt the ultimate price to pay for smoking: Death. ...Nigeria is way back even after the last administration in 2015 passed into law the billed that banned smoking in public places. Lagos State House of Assembly earlier banned s
Vanguard (ng)
added Jul 6, 2016 02:00

[Africa, Nigeria] BATN Calls for Urgent Enforcement of Tobacco Control Act

expressed concern that non implementation of this law after about a year of its enactment has given illicit tobacco traders unrestricted liberty to carry on with their nefarious activities. Messanvi stated that in line with the belief in the value of a ba
This Day (ng)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:56

[Africa] EKO Hospital alerts to rising cases of smoking-related diseases in Nigeria

has alerted on the rising cases of smoking-related illnesses in the country even as it advised Nigerians to stop smoking, as it would lead to lung cancer infections, kidney diseases, among other diseases. Officials of the Hospital, at the Stop Smoking P
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 16, 2016 13:57

[Africa, Nigeria] BAT seeks enforcement of Tobacco Control Act to reduce smuggling ($$)

is calling on relevant authorities to ensure full enforcement of Tobacco Control Act to achieve the objective of that law, including reduction of product smuggling. The Tobacco Control Act, which was passed by the 7th Parliament and signed into Law in 201
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Jun 6, 2016 13:41

[Africa, Nigeria] BAT seeks enforcement of Tobacco Control Act

saying that in line with the firm’s belief in the value of a balanced, workable and evidence-based regulatory framework, BATN continually supports the objective of ensuring the effective implementation of practical tobacco control measures, provided tha
The Punch (ng)
added Jun 3, 2016 15:20

[Nigeria] Lagos warns restaurants, hotels, others on smoking

The Lagos State Government will soon clamp down on restaurants, hotels and other public institutions operating without places for smokers, Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) General Manager Rasheed Adebola Shabi said yesterday.
The Nation (ng)
added Jun 2, 2016 09:38

[Africa, Nigeria] Over 5 Million People Die Annually Due To Tobacco Intake – WHO

In commemorating the Family Doctors’ Day, today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) report has revealed that annually, over five million people die worldwide... President of the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN
Leadership (ng)
added May 18, 2016 18:45
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