They have, therefore, called on the appropriate agency to address the issue.
The committee Chairman, Dr Bridget Okoeguale, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Abuja that the committee would also focus on health issues of adolescent.
American Pop Super Star, Lady Gaga, while dropping her first solo single and video in nearly three years, says she has quit smoking.
The expert, who gave the antidote to smoking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Abuja, noted that the habit still persisted among youths in their 20s and 30s.
Ehinomem gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja.
Tobacco-Free Club, UniAbuja chapter, a non-governmental organisation, has called on smokers to quit smoking to keep them away fom non-communicable diseases such as cancer and heart disease.
Quitting smoking may cause you to gain weight and initially lead to a higher risk of diabetes, but it will reduce the chances of death from cardiovascular disease and other causes, according to a new study.
The coordinator of the Clinic Against Tobacco and Other Addictive Substances at the General Hospital of Mexico said this in an interview with Xinhua.
The Executive Director of CISLAC, Auwal Musa, told newsmen in Abuja that the call became imperative considering the harm the substance had on the health of smokers and passive smokers.
She defined infertility as the inability of a married woman to get pregnant following frequent sexual intercourse with her husband for at least a year
Alexandrov said the study showed that a pack of cigarette a day led to an estimated average 97 mutations in each cell in the larynx, 39 for the pharynx, 23 for mouth, 18 for the bladder and six in every cell of the liver, each year
The World Health Organisation has warned that smoking-related deaths would increase to eight million a year by 2030 unless further…
Chukwu said that the Bill, which would be sent to the National Assembly for passage into law, prescribed stiff penalties for individuals and companies that violate tobacco control regulations
High levels of dietary animal protein in people under 65 years of age was linked to a fourfold increase in their risk of death from cancer or diabetes, and almost double the risk of dying from any cause over an 18-year period, researchers found
Some of the designated public places by the bill include public toilets, tertiary institutions, public transportation vehicles, shopping centres, stadia and restaurants
According to him, the ministry has forwarded the bill to the state Ministry of Justice for advice, from where it will go to the state Assembly after vetting