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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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[Africa, Nigeria] OGBEBO: Why Shisha Is A Health Risk

WINIFRED OGBEBO writes on the rising trend of Nigerian youths’ addiction to shisha, another form of tobacco use, which if not checked, could be another menace in the country.
Leadership (ng)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:14
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British American Tobacco Nigeria Global Graduate Recruitment Programme 2017 – Finance

If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Global Graduate (Finance) Progamme
Jollyboss (ng)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:43
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[Africa, Nigeria] Ministry Of Labour And Justice For Tobacco Factory Workers

Ex-workers of a leading tobacco firm in Ibadan are now in the news with details of how they now carry in their bodies the indelible marks of the hazards they were exposed to while working for the tobacco firm. At a press conference last year in Lagos the
Leadership (ng)
added Feb 6, 2017 16:34
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[Africa, Nigeria] OGBEBO: Why A Puff Of Cigarette Could Be Dangerous

According to Onwufor, “sub-Sahara Africa is the most hostile place to live with a cancer because of the lack of facilities in managing cases.” He noted that Nigeria has only about 7 ill equipped cancer centres to cater for the increasing number of can
Leadership (ng)
added Feb 6, 2017 15:15
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