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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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[Kenya, South Africa, Uganda] African health ministers vow stricter anti-tobacco laws

Senior government ministers from South Africa, Kenya and Uganda pledged Tuesday to tighten tobacco control laws in their countries by introducing plain packaging on cigarette packets, a move which came on the international World No Tobacco Day.
Anadolu Agency
added Jun 1, 2016 18:46
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[Kenya, South Africa, Uganda] African health ministers vow stricter anti-tobacco laws

Senior government ministers from South Africa, Kenya and Uganda pledged Tuesday to tighten tobacco control laws in their countries by introducing plain packaging on cigarette packets, a move which came on the international World No Tobacco Day.
Journal of Turkish Weekly (JTW) (tr)
added May 31, 2016 20:22
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[Africa, Uganda] BAT to pay $5.8m to shareholders in June

Shareholders of British American Tobacco Uganda (BAT Uganda) are set to earn a total of Ushs 20.3 billion as dividends for the year ended 31st December 2015. Following another solid performance by the company, the Board of Directors recommended a final d
East African Business Week
added May 17, 2016 20:38
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[Africa, Uganda] Rwanda: Tobacco Smoking Remains a Major Avenue for TB

According to Dr Musafiri, TB has been a major public health outcry for not only Rwanda but the entire Africa and the world as a whole but of recent especially in Rwanda, its prevalence has been so low. He says that each year, they receive between 6,000
All-Africa.com
added May 9, 2016 22:32
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[Africa, Uganda] You can’t buy one cigarette stick; only packets

This is one of the rules the newly passed Tobacco Control Bill 2014 seeks to enforce, once the President signs it into law. But how possible is it to ensure that people across the country buy cigarettes in packs? We look at this and other key issues in th
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Aug 11, 2015 08:24
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[Africa, Uganda] MPs want shisha smoking banned

AS Uganda joins the rest of the world to mark the International Youth Day, Youth MPs have called for a ban on Shisha smoking among the youth saying it is a health threat to the youth who are the future leaders of Uganda.
The New Vision (ug)
added Aug 10, 2014 21:39
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Uganda’s First Adult Tobacco Survey Shows Peril and Opportunity to Head-off Epidemic

A new survey of tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke in Uganda (Executive Summary (PDF) and Fact Sheet (PDF)) shows that the country still has the opportunity to head off a burgeoning tobacco epidemic – but only if government leaders act fast to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 7, 2014 14:57
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Ugandan Farmers Fighting for Tobacco

But for Ugandan tobacco farmers, the future is less certain than they thought. The Tobacco Control Bill currently before parliament proposes strict limits on marketing and consumption, banning smoking in and around public buildings. It also prohibits ad
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jul 6, 2014 18:32
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Uganda's tobacco laws could see farmers' livelihoods go up in smoke

government wants to pass a bill that will restrict the manufacture and sale of tobacco and encourage people to give up smoking. "If the government wants to ban tobacco use, then we are going to suffer," Okippi says. "Where are we going to get money to ed
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 1, 2014 10:22
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