Headlines Tagged with Uganda — 710 headlines found
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
May 18, 2017 The New Vision (ug)
added May 19, 2017 05:06
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.
Oct 10, 2016 Daily Monitor (ug)
added Oct 11, 2016 01:55
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
Jul 29, 2015 The Observer (ug)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:09
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.
Mar 25, 2013 The Observer (ug)
added Mar 25, 2013 05:58
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.
Jan 5, 2013 Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jan 4, 2013 20:39
Any avid reader of the print media in the past few months will have noticed a sustained campaign against the proposed Tobacco Control Bill 2011, perpetrated by the Ugandan tobacco industry.
Jul 22, 2012 The Independent (ug)
added Jul 31, 2012 11:56
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
Aug 11, 2017 The New Vision (ug)
added Aug 13, 2017 01:37
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
Apr 21, 2014 The New Vision (ug)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:48
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.
Aug 17, 2012 Daily Monitor (ug)
added Aug 17, 2012 03:12
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
Jul 11, 2017 The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39