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[Rwanda] Are the days of public smokers numbered?

THE Senate has moved closer to making smoking in public places illegal. This week, the house unanimously voted in favour of the tobacco control legislation that had spent the last two years in the senate. When the bill comes into law, smokers may have t
The New Times (rw)
added Oct 8, 2012 04:50
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[Africa, Uganda] Rwanda: Tobacco Smoking Remains a Major Avenue for TB

According to Dr Musafiri, TB has been a major public health outcry for not only Rwanda but the entire Africa and the world as a whole but of recent especially in Rwanda, its prevalence has been so low. He says that each year, they receive between 6,000
All-Africa.com
added May 9, 2016 22:32
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[Africa] Rwanda to pursue stronger tax measures against tobacco products

The ministry of health and the ministry of finance are planning to see how tobacco taxation can be further increased. This comes after an 11% reduction in consumption since the tobacco taxation policy was started.
Asoko Insight (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 15:57
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[Rwanda] MPs push for ban on public smoking

The imminent tobacco law is not meant to entirely abolish tobacco in the country but it must reduce risks of use, members of a joint Senate-Chamber of Deputies committee set up to streamline issues in the draft tobacco bill stressed on Wednesday. While
The New Times (rw)
added Jul 27, 2012 20:25
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BAT Takes Over Taba Rwanda

All-Africa.com
added Oct 8, 2001 00:00
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[Africa, Rwanda] Kenya launches guidelines to reduce domestic tobacco use

Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health Julius Korir said the deaths due to tobacco use in the country have been steadily increasing hence the need to establish tobacco control measures such as offering dependence treatment and cessation services.
Coastweek (ke)
added Jun 2, 2017 18:01
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[Rwanda] Anti-smoking bill lingers in Parliament

A clause forbidding smoking in public places will remain intact to mitigate illnesses caused by passive smoking as legislators continue to review the draft tobacco bill.
The New Times (rw)
added Jul 14, 2012 14:15
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[Africa] World No Tobacco Day: What's the situation in Rwanda?

There is a need to raise more awareness about the dangers of tobacco use, especially among the youth, according to Habiyeremye. He explains that the young generation should understand that when processing tobacco products, the tobacco companies add fou
The New Times (rw)
added May 29, 2017 17:20
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[Africa] Rwanda moves to toughen anti-smoking measures

Rwandan health authorities are working to tighten anti-smoking measures in a bid to reduce health risks, said the ministry of health. Rwanda on Wednesday joined the rest of the world to mark "World No Tobacco Day" with a major focus on implementing strong
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 1, 2017 01:34
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[Africa] Critic of Rwandan president taken from home by police: brother

Richard Tusabe, the authority’s commissioner general, said the Rwigara family’s tobacco company had not paid taxes “over a period of five years”.
Reuters
added Sep 1, 2017 14:00
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