Tag Archives: Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)

Groups hail Senate over resolution banning tobacco sales around schools

Two tobacco control groups, the Nigeria Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), have commended the Nigerian Senate for passing a resolution seeking total ban of the sale of tobacco products around schools. The groups also hailed Oluremi Tinubu, a senator (APC, Lagos)…

INVESTIGATION: Underhand tactics, Illegal advertising raise British American Tobacco’s profits in Nigeria, Africa

The tobacco giant is benefiting from weak tobacco legislation in  Nigeria. (more…)