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Health experts condemn barriers to safer nicotine

The Kenya-based Campaign for Safer Alternatives (CASA) has joined leading international scientists and public health experts in condemning attempts to block smokers getting new nicotine products that...

Report identifies increase in tobacco control policies in last decade

The World Health Organisation (WHO) latest “WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic” published on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 finds that more countries have implemented tobacco...

These tobacco loud mouths and the rest of us

There is a general perception, and rightly so, that tobacco companies are economical when it comes to disclosing facts about the nature of their...

Group alerts on ‘suspicious’ amendment of tobacco bill

Akinbode Oluwafemi, deputy director, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), alerted media executives in Abuja on Thursday, May 4, 2017 on alleged...

How tobacco factory workers can get justice

There was upheaval in September 2002 when tens of Nigerian factory workers died in a fire accident that swept through the factory wing of...

Video: WHO urges nations to discourage smoking

The World Health Organisation is calling on countries to "Get Ready for plain Packaging" of tobacco products to discourage more people from smoking. Meanwhile, tobacco...

Banning smoking in public in Lagos

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State last week signed a bill banning smoking in public places in the state into law. By implication, nobody...

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Stakeholders urge govt to prioritise youth engagement in climate governance

The government of Nigeria has been told to value and prioritise youth engagement by providing them with platforms to...
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New Zealand’s largest city swamped as torrential rain hits

Rising floodwaters swamped houses and streets throughout New Zealand’s largest city on Friday, January 27, 2023, with every fire...

Sustainable energy: Schneider explains how microgrids can reduce carbon emission

Digital energy multinational, Schneider Electric, says existing technologies can reduce carbon emissions by 70 per cent and engineer a...

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