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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Consumption: CISLAC Projects 8 Million Deaths in 2030

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has said continuation of tobacco consumption in developing countries which Nigeria is one would increase death rate to approximately eight million ‎by 2030. This was contained in a statement made a
Leadership (ng)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:52
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Avoiding “A Massive Spin-Off Effect in West Africa and Beyond”:The Tobacco Industry Stymies Tobacco Control in Nigeria [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implications: This is the first detailed account of tobacco industry interference with tobacco legislation in Africa. The emergence of tobacco control in Nigeria threatened the tobacco industry, which believed that success in Nigeria would have a “domi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 27, 2017 03:55
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[Africa, Nigeria] Environmental Group Wants 150% Levy on Tobacco

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) is asking for a minimum of 150% special levies on all tobacco products. This move came despite the fact that minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun, had announced a raise of import duty
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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[Africa] A Nigerian Representative's Moves On Tobacco Control Will Roll Back Progress In The Industry

to take away control of the regulation of tobacco products from the Federal Ministry of Health and hand it over to the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), citing the United States as a reference point, although unlike N
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:32
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[Africa, Nigeria] Court Grants ERA/FOEN Permission To Sue FG Over Tobacco Taxes, Incentives

In a letter titled ‘Request for Information Under the Freedom of Information Act’ with specific reference to the tax benefit (s) in the tobacco industry, ERA/FoEN made 11 specific requests.
Leadership (ng)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:47
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Avoiding “A Massive Spin-Off Effect in West Africa and Beyond”: The Tobacco Industry Stymies Tobacco Control in Nigeria

The emergence of tobacco control in Nigeria threatened the tobacco industry, which believed that success in Nigeria would have a “domino effect” in Africa. The industry used lobbying and front groups to successfully block and weaken Nigeria’s tobacco cont
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 24, 2017 23:20
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Avoiding "a massive spin-off effect in West Africa and beyond": The tobacco industry stymies tobacco control in Nigeria.

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 24, 2017 23:15
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GLANTZ: How the tobacco industry manipulated public health policy in Nigeria

This bit of history highlights the importance of strong implementation of FCTC Article 5.3, which commits parties to the treaty to keep the tobacco companies from infiltrating the government’s policy making process. We also illustrate how the industry i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:02
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN has right to information on tobacco incentives, court affirms

In a letter titled Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act with specific reference to the tax benefit(s) in the tobacco industry, ERA/FoEN made 11 specific requests.
EnviroNews Nigeria (ng)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:31
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN files legal action against customs over tax incentives given to tobacco companies

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has filed a suit against Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) over the agency’s refusal to honour its request to provide information on tax benefits granted to tobacco companies.
The Cable Newspaper (ng)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:31
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