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Key takeaways from the launch of the Tobacco Atlas 7th edition

The 7th edition of the Tobacco Atlas launched on May 18, 2022 with three key takeaways: For the first time, global smoking prevalence has fallen, but with 1.3 billion global tobacco users, it remains a leading driver of premature death and disease and is a continuing development concern. Industry commitment to pushing cigarettes drives catastrophic […]

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VAGINAL TOBACCO: A Hidden Health Danger for Women

VAGINAL TOBACCO: A Hidden Health Danger for Women

By Paul Ashibel Tobacco is an umbrella name given to over 70 species of plants in the genus nicotiana and the family Solanaceae. It is used to refer to the cured leaves of these plants. The active ingredients in tobacco are nicotine and harmine, a beta-carboline and a harmala alkaloid that occurs in several different […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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