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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco companies frustrating Bill, says MP

The mover of the Tobacco Control Bill in parliament, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, has expressed concern over tobacco companies which have started up on a move to frustrate the Bill which has already passed the first reading. The legislator says he received a l
The New Vision (ug)
added Apr 4, 2014 13:21
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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco company, farmers in stand-off

some 30,000 farmers from Kanungu district have found out after almost a year of their tobacco remains unsold affecting their everyday livelihoods. The farmers represented by their chairman and local LC 3 chairman last week stormed the Ministry of Trade t
The New Vision (ug)
added May 24, 2013 12:02
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[Congo, Sudan, Uganda] Smuggled cigarettes flood Arua

The New Vision (ug)
added Sep 13, 2005 00:00
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[Africa] Uganda Sets Powerful Example with Comprehensive Tobacco Control Law / Strong smoke-free provisions enacted over industry objections

Uganda’s law sets a powerful example for Africa, which has traditionally lower rates of tobacco use and has been targeted by the tobacco industry as a major growth market.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:35
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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco companies fight

A Kenyan firm, Mastermind Tobacco Kenya (MTK Ltd) through its subsidiary Continental Tobacco Uganda (CTU Ltd), is accusing Uganda of using the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to block it from using Uganda as a transit for its ‘Supermatch’ branded cigarett
The Independent (ug)
added May 26, 2013 02:06
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda, UK, USA] British American Tobacco faces call for bribery allegations inquiry

The politicians, led by congressman Lloyd Doggett and senator Richard Blumenthal, suggest that BAT’s actions may have violated both the Anti-Bribery and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Acts (FCPA). If proven, the allegations – denied by BAT – could result
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:41
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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco leaf business was too risky – BATU

Addressing journalists at their Jinja road offices on Monday, BATU Managing Director Jonathan D’Souza said the firm found the cigarette selling and marketing business more certain and predictable than tobacco leaf. “There were times when competitors wou
The Observer (ug)
added Sep 3, 2014 12:37
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[Africa, Uganda] Students push for Tobacco Control Bill passing

Students from five universities are petitioning parliament to pass the Tobacco Control Bill, arguing that it has stayed too long on the shelf. John Paul Nuwe, a student of Makerere University and also an official of Africa Tobacco Control Alliance said
The New Vision (ug)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:07
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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco farmers worry of looming bill

Uganda Tobacco Growers Association (UTGA) have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to consider their views on the looming Tobacco Control Bill, yet to be tabled in Parliament.
The Independent (ug)
added Jun 13, 2014 11:18
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[Africa, Uganda] MUGUMYA: Govt should ban shisha smoking

Much as research on shisha smoking in Uganda is still limited, the health concerns around shisha are not just a load of hot air. If you watch the way people smoke shisha, they take deliberate, deep breaths before exhaling so there is a lot of smoke being
The Observer (ug)
added Jun 12, 2013 18:28
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