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Anti-smoking bill a step nearer in Nigeria

| March 22, 2013

Nigeria’s House of Representatives yesterday unanimously passed the second reading of an anti-smoking bill that includes provisions to prohibit smoking in public places, according to a story in the Premium Times relayed by the TMA.

If passed, the bill would ban too the sale of tobacco products to minors and regulate tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorships.

The house speaker referred the measure to the committees on health and justice for further input.

Category: Breaking News

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