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[Africa, Uganda] Your Mail: Time to ban tobacco adverts

I was principal investigator in a survey to investigate Uganda’s compliance with the ban on tobacco advertising, sponsorship and promotions. The good news is that our research team did not come across any billboard advertising tobacco in the streets of
The Observer (ug)
added May 30, 2013 17:16
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[Uganda] Anti Tobacco crusaders want tobacco manufacture banned

Anti Tobacco crusaders have asked government to ban the manufacture of tobacco in Uganda. The group under the Center for Tobacco Control in Africa while meeting in Kampala said that tobacco benefits only the tobacco companies and its money does not help
UGPulse (ug)
added Jul 6, 2012 12:02
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[Africa, Uganda] BATU to stop buying tobacco

“BATU has received notification that its main customer for export tobacco, British American Tobacco Global Leaf Pool Limited (GLP) will enter into an agreement with Alliance One International (AOI)… to provide future tobacco requirements from Uganda,” th
The Observer (ug)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:36
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[Africa] ACEMAH: Time to snuff out tobacco growing in Uganda

the best solution to avert the neg­ative consequences of smoking is for the people of Uganda to abandon growing tobacco altogether. As I have argued above, there are many viable and better alternatives which are readily available.
The Independent (ug)
added Jul 28, 2014 05:06
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[Kenya] Uganda tobacco giant in profit dip

This followed the expenses of closing the Kampala Processing plant in June 2013. According to the financial statement that was released by the company last week, profits also went down as a result of the farmer legal action Ush35 billion (about $13.86 m
East African Business Week
added Mar 18, 2014 09:11
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[Africa, Uganda] COULLIARD: Tobacco residue could damage your genetic cells

The only way to protect oneself from third-hand smoke is to create a smoke-free environment. Strive to make your home and vehicle safe for you and your children. Reduce your risk by avoiding restaurants, bars and public places that are exposed to first,
The New Vision (ug)
added Jul 22, 2013 05:17
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[Africa] ZAKUMUMPAf: Uganda should ban tobacco advertising

When I was growing up as a child in the 1980s and the 1990s, the back pages of TIME and Newsweek magazines were almost always adorned with a surreal image of a trim, middle-aged white man. ... The Uganda Tobacco Control Bill (2012) proposes to ban tobacc
The Observer (ug)
added May 17, 2013 10:53
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[Africa, Uganda] Public smokers to be fined sh200,000

Any person caught smoking tobacco in public places shall be arrested, taken to court and asked to pay maximum of sh200,000 as penalties. This follows the enforcement of the Tobacco Control Law that came into force on Wednesday.
The New Vision (ug)
added May 21, 2016 20:21
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda] Alliance One International Announces Investor Information and Arrangements for Call

it has made significant progress in the investigation previously disclosed ... Moving forward, AOI will not source Kenyan leaf tobacco, but will continue to process Ugandan tobacco in a third party Kenyan facility. Additionally, as previously reported, i
PR Newswire
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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[Africa, Uganda] Traders’ body denounces tobacco control bill

He said if the bill was passed in its current form, it would cost Ugandans billions of shillings in taxes, let alone jobs to hundreds of farmers growing tobacco in north-western Uganda. “One of the problems is that our brothers from the neighbouring cou
The Observer (ug)
added May 29, 2014 00:04
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