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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, East Africa, Uganda] Experts speak out on tobacco industry bribery claims

The war against smoking will still be won, despite recent revelations that the tobacco industry has been using bribes to influence policy, experts have said. According to a recent BBC investigation, British American Tobacco (BAT) paid bribes to official
The New Vision (ug)
added Jan 8, 2016 22:14
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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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[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] 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] MPs call for ban on single cigarette sticks

MPs on the parliamentary forum for non-communicable diseases (PFNCD) want a ban on selling single sticks of cigarettes. They also demand that 75% of the cigarette packets bear visible health warnings with pictures showing harmful defects suffered by ciga
The New Vision (ug)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:42
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[Africa, Uganda] Babies exposed to smoking more sickly

One of the devastating effects of smoking during pregnancy is that the baby is either born prematurely or with low birth weight. Daniel Kadobera, an epidemiologist in the ministry of Health, says cigarette smoke restricts blood vessels, therefore, reduci
The Observer (ug)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:47
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[Ghana, Uganda, Zimbabwe] NATT Cautions African Governments Against Tobacco Lobbyists

The Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnational (NATT), has asked African governments, to be alert of the ploy of tobacco industry lobbyists at the October conference on economic-viability alternatives in Moscow. NATT, a coalition of more than 1
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:09
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