Laws

Tobacco Smoking (Control) Decree (No. 20) 1990

25 Jun, 1990

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Tobacco Smoking (Control) Act (1990 No. 20)

01 Oct, 1990

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A Law to Prohibit the Advertisement of Cigarette and Other Tobacco-Related Products (2002, No. 4)

20 Mar, 2002

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National Tobacco Control Act, 2015

25 May, 2015

COMMENTS: National Tobacco Control Act, 2015 regulates all aspects of tobacco control including smoke free places, tobacco advertising and promotion, tobacco packaging and labeling, protection against tobacco industry interference, and product disclosure, among other areas.

National Tobacco Control Regulations, 2019

23 Dec, 2019

COMMENTS: National Tobacco Control Regulations, 2019 implements all aspects of the National Tobacco Control Act, 2015 including smoke free places, tobacco advertising and promotion, tobacco packaging and labeling, protection against tobacco industry interference, and product disclosure, among other areas.

Nigerian Industrial Standard (NIS) 1031:2018, Standard for Tobacco and Tobacco Products - Smokeless Tobacco Products

Uncertain

COMMENTS: NIS 1031:2018 regulates the contents, required disclosures, and packaging and labeling of smokeless tobacco products.

Nigerian Industrial Standard (NIS) 463:2008, Standard for Tobacco and Tobacco Products - Specifications for Cigarettes

Uncertain

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Nigerian Industrial Standard (NIS) 463:2014, Standard for Tobacco and Tobacco Products - Specifications for Cigarettes

Uncertain

COMMENTS: NIS 463:2014 regulated tobacco product packaging and labeling. These regulations addressed cigarettes only and no other tobacco products. This standard was replaced by the 2018 edition.

Nigerian Industrial Standard (NIS) 463:2018, Standard for Tobacco and Tobacco Products - Specifications for Cigarettes

Uncertain

COMMENTS: NIS 463:2018 regulates cigarettes contents, required disclosures, and packaging and labeling. This standard replaced the 2014 edition. 

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of July 26, 2021 unless otherwise noted.