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[Rwanda] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking law will save lives

LAST week Senate passed the smoking control bill which had dragged on for more than two years. . . . Smoking in public is unacceptable and many countries have moved to make this habit costly for those who do it. However it has a challenge of enforcement.
The New Times (rw)
added Oct 7, 2012 18:05

[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

[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
added May 9, 2016 22:32

[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

[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

Rwanda auctions assets belonging to jailed critic of President Kagame

The sale is a fresh blow to Diane Rwigara, who has accused Kagame of stifling dissent... The revenue authority sold the stock of Premier Tobacco Company owned by Rwigara’s family to another tobacco company for around 500 million Rwandan francs ($577,842.2
added Mar 29, 2018 17:46

[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

BAT Takes Over Taba Rwanda
added Oct 8, 2001 00:00

[Africa] Rwanda, Kenya ban shisha smoking following Tanzania’s lead

Rwanda and Kenya have banned shisha smoking, becoming the second and third African countries respectively to put bans in place. Tanzania was the first African country to implement a ban after President John Magufuli outlawed shisha smoking in July. Rwan
East African Monitor (uk)
added Dec 31, 2017 18:46

[Africa] Why Rwanda banned smoking of shisha

Munyemanzi said there should have been a prior warning from the Ministry of Health giving them a grace period to finish old stock... “Being a vaporised liquid makes it more dangerous than tobacco. Tobacco has nicotine and shisha is made of different subs
The New Times (rw)
added Dec 20, 2017 20:09
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