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Nicotine Policy separate from Tobacco Control Policy needed for Africa

The presence of a thriving black-market trade for electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and other new nicotine products in Africa is a concerning issue. The growth...

WHO urges govts to stop subsidising life-threatening tobacco crops

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged governments to stop subsidising tobacco farming. Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, the WHO Director-General, made the call on Friday, May...

Nigerian govt cautioned against accepting Philip Morris’ COVID-19 vaccine

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has alerted the Nigerian government to the possibility of the Canadian government approaching it to accept...

Rich countries foiling global efforts to stop tobacco smuggling – CSOs

Nations that are home to the largest tobacco corporations need to contribute more if countries are to recoup the $47 billion lost to the...

WHO urges countries to invest in helping more people to quit tobacco

The fourth World Health Organisation (WHO) global tobacco trends report released on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, shows that there are 1.30 billion tobacco users...

New report exposes Zimbabwe as biggest pawn of Big Tobacco

On the first day of virtual tobacco treaty talks, Zimbabwe joined a small cadre of countries in delaying meaningful negotiations. It’s actions come weeks...

Could snus be the solution to Africa’s rising smoking rates?

“Sweden has the lowest smoking rates and the lowest rate of smoking-related deaths in Europe. When are we going to learn from them?” These were...

Making the policy on pictorial health warnings to work for Nigerians

The Federal Government’s policy on Pictorial Health Warnings (PHWs) which officially kicked off on June 23, 2021, has taken the country a step further...

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12 arrested in southern Italy over illicit waste disposal

Italian police arrested 12 people in the southern region of Campania over charges of criminal association aimed at illegally...
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Africa loses $7bn to $15bn yearly to climate change – Adesina

The Group President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, said Africa is losing about seven to $15 billion...

Children’s Day: Group discourages pupils from activities provoking climate change

Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), an NGO, has urged Nigerian school pupils to desist from activities that provoke...

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12 arrested in southern Italy over illicit waste disposal

Italian police arrested 12 people in the southern region...

Africa loses $7bn to $15bn yearly to climate change – Adesina

The Group President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi...
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