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[Africa, Nigeria] Stakeholders applaud President Buhari for hiking tobacco tax

stakeholders commended the president in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at a one-day meeting of the Tobacco Taxation Working Group (TTWG) held in Abuja on Tuesday. The president recently approved an amendment to the excise duty r
Vanguard (ng)
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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[Africa, Nigeria] NHF, UNAN urge FG o enforce tobacco laws

As studies show that smoking habits has risen among Nigerian youths, the Nigerian Heart Foundation, NHF, has called on the three tiers of government to enforce all laws against tobacco use and manufacturing in Nigeria. To this end, On this year’s World N
Vanguard (ng)
added May 15, 2018 05:46
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[Africa, Nigeria] OJO: Why The New Excise Duty On Tobacco Should Stay

Last month’s call by the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) that the federal government halt the proposed hike in the excise duty on tobacco products... tobacco transnationals like the British America Tobacco Nigeria (BATN), Philip Morris Nigeria
Leadership (ng)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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Nigeria’s New Excise Regime: Is this the Right Time?

Barring any last minute reversal, locally manufactured alcoholic and tobacco beverages (“Excisable Products”) will be subject to a new excise regime from 4 June 2018. This new regime is pursuant to Section 13 of the Customs, Excise Tariff, etc. (Consolid
Proshare (ng)
added Apr 17, 2018 20:43
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[Nigeria] African countries urged to ensure total ban of tobacco ads

The African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) said in a report released in Nairobi that when cigarettes are sold in single sticks, they become relatively cheap compared to when they are sold as a full pack. "Consequently, the product is more affordable to
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 14, 2018 00:35
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FCTC Implementation in Nigeria: Lessons for Low and Middle-Income Countries

The NTCA can be strengthened through implementation guidelines still being developed. The industry should be prevented from interfering with through MAN and SON, as required by FCTC Article 5.3.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 6, 2018 19:16
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tackling big tobacco’s menace towards a smoke-free generation

He explained that although smoking does not directly cause any known disease, 50 per cent of smokers would die prematurely from a smoking related disease and roughly 14 years earlier. According to him, this is because smoking compromises tobacco users’ i
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Apr 2, 2018 04:46
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[Africa, Nigeria] NCD Alliance urges FG to incorporate tax structures on cigarettes

The Non-Communicable Disease Alliance of Nigeria (NCD Alliance Nigeria) has urged the federal government to intensify efforts to incorporate the tax structure on cigarettes. The group, in a statement signed by the President, Dr. Sonny Kuku said the gove
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:20
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[Africa] Nigeria: 17,500 Deaths Yearly Linked to Smoking-Related Diseases

Chukwuka added that tobacco taxation had proven to be the most effective tobacco measure and that CSEA’s study on the Economics of Tobacco Control which is the first of such study in Nigeria was aimed at strengthening advocacy efforts for tobacco control
This Day (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:19
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[Africa, Nigeria] Alliance counters MAN on new tobacco tax

A coalition of civil society organisations across the country under the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) yesterday in Abuja urged the federal government to shun the demand by the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) for a halt in the impleme
Daily Trust (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:15
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