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Use of shisha by females in Cross River worrisome – FCCPC

THE Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission FCCPC has expressed concern over the high number of girls using shisha tobacco as stimulant in Cross River State The FCCPC which carried out checks on tobacco shops and sensitisation exercise in Calabar and hinterlands of the state observed that the drug which is predominantly used by girls...

Japan Tobacco International Making a Mint by Circumventing Menthol Cigarette Ban

One of the world’s largest cigarette companies, Japan Tobacco International, has been systematically skirting Europe’s effort to ban menthol-flavored cigarettes by introducing new products that secretly contain menthol. Key Findings JTI introduced dozens of new products containing some menthol in the months before and immediately after the ban took effect in May 2020. OCCRP tested...