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Shisha Completely Banned On Rwandan Territory

“The Ministry of Health informs the general public that the use, advertisement, and import of waterpipe tobacco smoking known as shisha tobacco is banned on Rwandan territory effective December 15, 2017,”
KT Press (rw)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:37
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[Africa, Uganda] Rwanda bans shisha

Uganda ostensibly banned shisha in 2015, but the toxic product is still sold, promoted and used openly around the country. . . . In Kampala, there are bars whose primary selling point is shisha, also known as hookah.
The Observer (ug)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:17
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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] 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] 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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[Africa, Kenya, Rwanda] How Technology Can Reduce Tobacco Harm

key stakeholders in the tobacco industry held a workshop in Naivasha – Kenya... The conference, themed “Tobacco harm reduction: Towards a smoke free world” identified the urgent need to quickly adopt and promote reduced-risk alternatives aimed at accelera
News of Rwanda (rw)
added Nov 25, 2017 04:05
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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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[Africa, Rwanda] SHYAKA: Benefits of early smoking cessation

Talk with a healthcare provider about ways to quit smoking. Changing behaviors and taking a medication are the two main methods of quitting smoking. You are more likely to quit if you use both methods together.
The New Times (rw)
added May 29, 2017 17:21
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[Rwanda, Uganda] Curbing Illicit Trade

Rwanda, Uganda launch joint border surveillance at Gatuna
The Independent (ug)
added Jul 31, 2012 11:51
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[Rwanda] Shisha Smoking: Bursting Kigali’s Secret Marijuana Network

One of the official flavours like Laroma (50gms) has health warning inscriptions, “It’s more dangerous than you think” which no one seems to notice... UN Clinic medical specialist in Rwanda, Dr. Abanda Tueche on bursting the shisha myths says that 40 – 8
KT Press (rw)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:36
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