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Africa Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2023 Report

On the 18th of October 2023, the African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) launched the 2023 Africa Tobacco Industry Interference Index Report. With leadership from ATCA, the report was jointly produced with the Africa Centre for Tobacco Industry Monitoring and Policy Research (ATIM) and the Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC). The report […]

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World No Tobacco Day: CSOs to FG, Nigerians Need Food, Not Tobacco 

By Gabriel Ewepu and Favour Ulebor, Abuja.  As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark 2023 World No Tobacco Day, a Civil Society Organization, CSO, Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance, NTCA, Thursday, told the Federal Government that Nigerians need food and not tobacco. This was stated by the Chairman NTCA, Akinbode Oluwafemi, during a

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Keeping up with the Graphic Health Warnings (GHWs) policy – Why FG Must be Proactive

By Paul Ashibel The gazetting of the National Tobacco Control Regulations in December 2019 signaled the beginning of a change in the design of cigarette packs and other tobacco products in Nigeria. Prior to the current graphic health warnings regime, cigarette/tobacco packs carried a text warning that read: ‘The Federal Ministry of Health Warns that

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