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[Africa, Kenya] Rwanda bans shisha smoking following Tanzania's lead

Rwanda becomes the second country in Africa to ban shisha smoking after Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli imposed the ban in July last year. Other countries with similar bans are Pakistan, Jordan, Singapore and Saudi Arabia.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:13
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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 President’s Lopsided Re-election Is Seen as a Sign of Oppression

The consequences of her intention to challenge Mr. Kagame came quickly...The Rwandan tax agency demanded $6.6 million from her family’s tobacco business for taxes, penalties, fees and interest.
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
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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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[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, 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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[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 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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[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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