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Stakeholders Seek Enforcement of Public Smoke-Free campaign

As the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) holds, today, World Health Organisation (WHO), stop smoking and no tobacco advocates and civil society organisations (CSOs) have urged the government at all

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

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

The Trophies of Smoking – Gone With a Puff

Cigarette tobacco, waterpipe tobacco, and smokeless tobacco products such as cigars, cigarolls, and pipe tobacco are known to contain several cancer-causing toxins, they are known to cause cancer of the lungs, head, throat, esophagus and oral cavity.

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

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

Smoke Free Nollywood: NTCA visits APCON Management

The Nigerian Tobacco Control Alliance paid an advocacy visit to the management of APCON. The NTCA Team was led by Olu’Seun Esan, the Programme Coordinator of NTCA.  Among the Team

Why we advocate tax increase in tobacco products – NTCA

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance, NTCA, has said that its renewed campaign for the increase in tobacco price was to ensure that the country is at par with the World

Govt, activists march to sensitise public on tobacco laws

The Federal Ministry of Health and civil society organisations on Monday, June 3, 2019 carried out a public sensitisation on Abuja streets and the popular Wuse Market with a message

No Tobacco Day: Buhari urged to prioritise enforcement of laws

Advocates and public health professionals who converged on Abuja on Thursday, May 30, 2019 to mark the World No Tobacco Day 2019 have charged the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to