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Alliance Asks FG To Operationalize Tobacco Control Fund

Alliance Asks FG To Operationalize Tobacco Control Fund

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has called on the federal government to operationalise the tobacco control fund in the interest of Nigerians and their safety. The alliance made the call at a briefing held in Abuja where members decried the needless delay in operationalizing the Fund. Participants at the briefing themed ‘Operationalise Tobacco Control […]

Publication: Tobacco Industry Interference Report

The 2020 Nigeria Tobacco Industry Interference Report takes a cursory look at the industry participation in policy development in the country, industry’s CSR activities, benefits to the tobacco industry, unnecessary interaction between the industry and Government officials, transparency in dealings with the industry, conflict of interest and preventive measures among others. The report covers the […]

Campaigners want legislators to resist industry overtures over tobacco law

Campaigners want legislators to resist industry overtures over tobacco law

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) have urged the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, to resist on-going attempts by the tobacco industry to truncate the passage of the draft National Tobacco Control Regulations. The groups, in a statement issued […]

A case for prudent regulation of the tobacco industry

A case for prudent regulation of the tobacco industry

The Nigerian Tobacco Control Act (NTCA) generated considerable interest among contending parties before its enactment on the 28th of May 2015, following its passage earlier by the National Assembly. The law regulates the sale, manufacture, advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products in Nigeria. In many parts of the world, governments are increasingly inclined towards […]

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