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NOA, NTCA Enter Partnership on Tobacco Control

NOA, NTCA Enter Partnership on Tobacco Control

The Director-General of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr. Garba Abari, disclosed that his agency is willing and available to work with the tobacco control community to ensure that tobacco products are effectively controlled in the country. The Director-General made this commitment when a delegation of tobacco control advocates from the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance […]

Sierra Leone Gets Tobacco Control Law

Sierra Leone Gets Tobacco Control Law

Parliament of Sierra Leone last Wednesday, 3rd August, 2022 passed a new law titled “The Tobacco and Nicotine Act, 2022”, banning smoking in public places. The new law addresses the control and regulation of the production, manufacturing, importation, packaging and labeling, advertising, promotion and sponsorship, sale and use of tobacco, tobacco products, and other nicotine […]

NTCA Reads Riot Act to Big Brother Naija Over On-Screen Smoking

NTCA Reads Riot Act to Big Brother Naija Over On-Screen Smoking

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has read the riot act to organisers of the popular reality television programme Big Brother Naija (BBN) against on-screen smoking by its participants. In 2021, the programme, hosted on the GOTV and DSTV platforms, sparked public outrage when its participants flagrantly smoked on live Televisio. NTCA Program officer, Chibuike […]

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