Nigeria bans cough syrup with codeine after addiction outcry – BBC News

Widespread consumption of codeine-containing cough syrup has led to increased rates of opioid addiction in Nigerian youth. A pharmaceutical executive with Emzor was recorded discussing his participation in the illicit marketing, and sale of the drug and cough syrup containing codeine has subsequently been banned by the Nigerian government.

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Source: Nigeria bans cough syrup with codeine after addiction outcry – BBC News

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