British American Tobacco Company Workers Accuses Management Of Exposing Them To COVID-19

Workers with the British American Tobacco Company Nigeria have accused its management of insensitivity-despite orders by the Federal and State Government, for private companies to reduce its work force by more than 70 percent to contain the spread of Coronavirus, the multinational company continues to deploy its staff across the country and ramp up production. […]

Government vows to protect health policy from Big Tobacco after Bureau investigation

March 6, 2020 The government has pledged to defend public health policy from tobacco companies lobbying for relaxed regulations after Brexit. Last night the health minister Jo Churchill reiterated the government’s commitment to a landmark treaty that restricts contact with the tobacco industry during a parliamentary debate called in response to last week’s Dispatches “The Secrets of […]

WHO warns of possible pressure from the tobacco industry to benefit from a bill to combat smuggling

July 27, 2020 The head of the Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention (World Health Organization) for Tobacco Control (FCTC), Adriana Blanco, warned the Legislative Commission of Justice of alleged pressures from the tobacco industry to obtain compensation and eliminate the tax on tobacco. tobacco, established as a public health policy. Read more: Eluniverso