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[Uganda] 500 Kanungu farmers stuck with tobacco

The New Vision (ug)
added May 8, 2012 13:44
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[Africa, Uganda] Public smokers face prosecution

Starting today, anyone found smoking in public places will be arrested. This follows a court ruling that blocked a move by British American Tobacco (BAT) to temporarily halt the implementation of the Tobacco Control Act 2015. On Wednesday, a panel of f
The New Vision (ug)
added May 19, 2017 05:06
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[Africa, Uganda] No money to implement anti-smoking law - government

The Act, which was passed last year, is yet to be implemented because government has not released money for implementation of the policies. Government is currently developing policies and regulations to guide the implementation of the anti-smoking law.
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Oct 11, 2016 01:55
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[Africa, Uganda] Anti-tobacco bill passed

Should President Museveni assent to the bill, it will set the bar higher for both the tobacco industry and smokers. Among other things, the bill establishes the tobacco control committee, and imposes a responsibility on a person consuming tobacco product
The Observer (ug)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:09
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[Uganda] KIMOSHO: Governmnent should regulate shisha smoking

When you talk to young people who have made it a habit to smoke shisha, they have all the best words they can use to describe it. Some will tell you that it is flavoured, tastes nice and smells sweet. None among them has ever thought of its side effects.
The Observer (ug)
added Mar 25, 2013 05:58
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[Uganda] Government to sign pact banning illegal sale of tobacco

Uganda is to sign the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products next week, the government has announced. The agreement seeks to secure the supply chain of tobacco products.
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jan 4, 2013 20:39
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[Africa, Uganda] Police told to enforce Tobbaco Control Act

Andrew Kwizera from Campaign for Tobacco free kids said. Kwizera was on Friday speaking during a training for policemen from the Narcotics desks of different police stations namely; Kira, Jinja Road, Mukono and the Central Police Station. He explained tha
The New Vision (ug)
added Aug 13, 2017 01:37
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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco farmers accused of wasting earnings

MPs have asked tobacco companies to support initiatives that will ensure that tobacco farmers who receive cash payments and do not use misuse them for pleasures. Revelations made by MPs from tobacco growing areas depicted how excited tobacco farmers upo
The New Vision (ug)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:48
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[Uganda] LETTER: Put in place a law that ensures total smoke-free environment

The only effective way to protect the public from second-hand smoke is to enact and enforce comprehensive smoke-free laws that cover all public and work places. Partial smoke-free laws that allow for designated smoking areas do not protect public health.
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Aug 17, 2012 03:12
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[Kenya, Uganda] Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39
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