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CISLAC tasks Tinubu to implement effective tobacco tax

THE Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to as a matter of urgency put the machinery running to implement effective tobacco tax regimes in Nigeria to address the harmful tendency the smoking of the product posed to the nation’s populace. This was just as the organisation added that...

India: Strengthening Tobacco Control Laws for an India After COVID-19

Earlier last month, India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare placed in the public domain the ‘Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) (Amendment) Bill 2020‘ for pre-legislative consultations. If passed by parliament, it will be one of the first laws with significant...