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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

[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

[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

[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

[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
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