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Niger Cabinet Passes Smoking Ban

Niger's government has issued a decree enforcing a ban on smoking in public places and on communal transport. The law provides for fines ranging from 5,000 CFA ($11, £6) to 1,000,000 CFA ($2,170, £1,240), as well as prison terms for those who violate the ban. Shops and services that breach the ban can also have their licenses removed. The ban covers public transport and taxis, but not private vehicles. The government is planning a media campaign to inform people about the new measure. Niger's parliament passed the smoking ban in 2006, but the cabinet had not issued the decree to make it effective.


Comoros - Amended Tobacco Control Act

An amendment of the existing Tobacco Control Act was adopted on 28 March 2011.


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