Tobacco

UN initiative bans tobacco companies from rendering help on SDGs

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) has delisted tobacco companies from participating in its initiative of involving corporate leadership...
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Minister Insists On Higher Taxes For Tobacco Companies

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has maintained his stance that tobacco companies should pay more in taxes as a way of discouraging the habit of smoking by majority of Nigerians.
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Osinbajo Urges More Awareness On Dangers Of Smoking

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has lamented inadequate information about the dangers of smoking “which has made it difficult to convince many to quit the dangerous habit.”

FG To Curb Tobacco Use In Nigeria; Inaugurates Advisory Committee

Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole says government will adopt all legal and administrative measures to ensure effective implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act.
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