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[Africa, Indonesia, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa] In Poor Countries, Antismoking Activists Face Threats and Violence

his home in Lagos, Nigeria, was attacked by gunmen following threats over his antismoking activities...Two men fined for smoking sued...One said later in a television interview that he was among about 50 men recruited by tobacco industry lawyers to try t
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2018 19:12
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[South Africa] Tobacco industry still selling cigarettes in single sticks in Nigeria, other African countries – Report

The report, released in Cape Town on Tuesday, identified the British American Tobacco (BAT), Philip Morris International (PMI), and Imperial Brands as the main perpetrators of the practice in 10 African countries surveyed. The affected countries include
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 7, 2018 16:05
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[Africa, Nigeria] GARBA: Yes, Senate On Point With Tobacco Resolution

it is coming at a time in our history when the major players in the tobacco business have succeeded in inducting a very sizeable population of our kids into smoking with their sights set on getting more to begin the toxic journey that ends in life-long ad
Leadership (ng)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:31
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[Nigeria] NTCRG, ERA hail Senate, Tinubu over resolution on ban of tobacco sales around schools

the Nigeria Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), have commended the Senate for passing a resolution seeking total ban of the sale of tobacco products around schools. According to
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:03
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[Africa, Nigeria] Enforce Ban On Tobacco Advertising, Senate Urges Health Ministry

The Senate has urged the Ministry of Health and other relevant enforcement agencies to ensure the comprehensive prohibition of Tobacco Advertising Promotion and Sponsorship such as cigarette advertisement. It also urged the Ministries of Health, Educati
PM News (ng)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59
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[Africa, Nigeria] Groups hail Senate over resolution banning tobacco sales around schools

Two tobacco control groups, the Nigeria Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), have commended the Nigerian Senate for passing a resolution seeking total ban of the sale of tobacco p
Premium Times (ng)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59
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[Africa, Nigeria] Right Groups Demands Mass Action on Tobacco Control Act

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) and National Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has asserted that enforcing tobacco control laws in Nigeria is everyone’s duty; hence all hands must be on deck to ensure that the laws a
The News Nigeria (ng)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:19
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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN charges FG to emulate other African nations on shisha ban

has urged the Federal government to emulate countries that have banned the smoking of water-pipe tobacco otherwise known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. ERA/FoEN made the demand following the ban of shisha by
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:19
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[Nigeria] Emulate other Africans on Shisha ban, ERA/FoEN urges FG

has urged the Federal Government to emulate nations that have banned the importation and smoking of water-pipe tobacco also known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. The organisation made the call following the an
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jan 13, 2018 14:40
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[Nigeria] OKPARA: Tobacco and the spirit of the season

The nation’s lawmakers also owe Nigerians and particularly the youth the duty of giving their nod to guidelines for implementing other provisions of the NTC Act ... Most important, however, is that at the home front, parents have the pivotal role of stop
New Telegraph (ng)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:56
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