Tobacco control regulation: Commission to confiscate cigarettes sold in sticks
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) says it will not hesitate to confiscate cigarettes sold in sticks
Experts seek enforcement of tobacco regulations
Experts in the health and economic sectors have called for strict enforcement of tobacco regulations and inclusion of anti-smoking campaign in school curriculums to check rising cases of tobacco-related diseases
‘Continued border closure negates AfCFTA’s liberalisation agenda’, says MAN
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged the Federal Government to review its stance on border closure, especially as the timeline for African Continental Free Trade Agreement
Cancer mortality in Nigeria, other developing countries to rise 70 per cent by 2030 - Expert
Cancer mortality in Nigeria and other less developed countries is projected to rise by more than 70 per cent by 2030.
South African cigarette makers challenge sales ban
A South African court on Wednesday began hearing a controversial petition challenging a tobacco sales ban imposed by the government in March as part of stringent measures to control the spread of coronavirus.
Husband Claims Wife Died Of Coca-Cola 'Addiction'
The partner of a New Zealand woman, Amy Louise Thorpe, who died at just 34 years of age says she drank two litres of Coca Cola a day. He made this known to a coroner holding an inquest into her death. The woman who died of epileptic seizure two-years ago was said to have been…
UK says to bring back duty-free booze if no-deal Brexit
Britons returning home from European Union countries will no longer have to pay taxes on alcohol and tobacco products bought on the continent in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the government announced Tuesday.
Toothless laws, policies fuel rise in tobacco smoking-related deaths
Despite efforts by successive governments in making legislation against tobacco smoking in public places and the associated dangers, more Nigerians especially the youths are taking up the bad habit. Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them. The plant is part of the genus Nicotiana and of the…
Tobacco: The Danger In Our Midst
Tobacco smoking is one of the most preventable causes of premature death in the world today. Since its discovery in the farmlands of the Americas dating back to 1000 BC, it has continued to be a part of society and has been utilised in different forms – chewed, snuffed, smoked via pipes, in cigarette sticks, shisha or…