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[Africa, Uganda] Farmers up in arms over Anti-Tobacco Bill

With more than 5,000 signatures collected from tobacco farmers and their families across the country, the petition seeks to overturn key clauses in the bill. The farmers place much of their attention on clauses 20-22, which seek to prohibit any partnersh
The Observer (ug)
added Jun 25, 2014 10:07
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[Uganda] TUMWEBAZE: How second-hand smoke affects you

There is need for a law to regulate usage of tobacco ... Mr Andrew Kwizeera, a member of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, says since the fight for the control of tobacco usage in Uganda is new, “There is limited documentation and most of what we have is j
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 13, 2013 20:45
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LETTER: View Point: It's wrong for Uganda shoulder tobacco burden

Uganda shouldn’t be shouldering the tobacco burden because for every $1 received from the tobacco-industry as revenue, the government spends $3 on treating tobacco related illnesses and disease. A study carried out at Mulago hospital also found that:
The Observer (ug)
added Nov 29, 2012 16:45
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[Africa] The USD20 Million Investment Project in Northern Uganda to be Officially Launched in May 2017 - Founder Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa

Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa, founder of the PanAfrican Tobacco Group, has announced the forthcoming official opening of Meridian Tobacco Company (MTC) factory, together with its farmer development program, and food crop and forestry improvement, scheduled
PR Newswire
added Feb 13, 2017 23:37
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[Africa, Uganda] MPs develop tough regulations on tobacco control

The Tobacco Control Act which was passed by the 9th Parliament on July 28 last year has failed to fulfill its obligation... The new proposed regulations on tobacco control prohibit incentives and privileges like tax holidays to tobacco business dealers, a
The New Vision (ug)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:19
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[Africa, Uganda] Debate on Tobacco Control Bill suspended

deputy Speaker of Parliament, on Tuesday halted the debate on the Bill to allow MPs harmonise contentious provisions...Hotel Owners Association say this will leave adult smokers with no place to consume a legitimate product which is a human right contrave
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jul 25, 2015 22:23
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[Uganda] Bebe Cool Quits Smoking Shisha and Booze

The Gagamel boss and singer Bebe Cool real name Moses Ssali has quit smoking and drinking. The 'Coccidiosis' singer announced the good news yesterday on his wall to over 80,000 fans. The 'Tomalira Budde' singer was advised by his ear, nose and throat doc
Uganda Online Website Directory (ug)
added Jul 14, 2013 10:48
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[Uganda] KATAMBA: Parliament is moving to control tobacco use

Although the private members’ bill has not come to Parliament yet, there is optimism that when it finally does, legislators will consider it and pass it into law, basing on the known effects of tobacco use.
The Observer (ug)
added Jun 1, 2012 03:10
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[Uganda] URA destroys smuggled cigarettes

The Observer (ug)
added Apr 4, 2012 00:00
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[Uganda] Cigarette sales spur Batu growth

Daily Monitor (ug)
added Apr 3, 2012 00:00
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