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CISLAC advocates increased taxation on tobacco

A civil society organization, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has called on the federal government to increase tax on tobacco to reduce the health hazards and the corresponding deaths associated with cigarettes smoking. The Programme Manager of CISLAC, Mr. Okeke Anya who made the call in Umuahia, Abia State, during a one-day training for media...

Nigeria: Abia under pressure to domesticate Tobacco Control Act

*As 16,000 die of tobacco-related diseases in Nigeria annually Abia State Government has come under intense pressure to domesticate the National Tobacco Control Act passed into law since 2015. A civil society group, Civil Society Legislative Advocay Centre, CISLAC, which is at the vanguard of the advocacy, visited the state where it had audience with top...