Headlines Tagged with Uganda — 705 headlines found
If passed in its current form, the Tobacco Control Bill 2014 would hurt farmers, tobacco farmers from Kanungu district wrote in their petition to parliament. They say the proposed tax increments and a ban on tobacco growing, advertising, promotion and s
May 30, 2014 The Observer (ug)
added May 30, 2014 06:07
BATU, nevertheless, fears the bill could spur illicit trade of tobacco. According to the Tobacco (Control and Marketing) Act 1967, BATU provides seeds for the farmers who are only required to sell to BATU. This could all change if the bill is passed wit
May 14, 2014 The Observer (ug)
added May 15, 2014 11:51
According to the World Health Organization, 6 out of every 10 deaths globally are caused by non communicable diseases like diabetes, asthma and cancers and their greatest risk factor is tobacco use.
Mar 5, 2013 All-Africa.com
added Mar 6, 2013 11:55
The bill, first moved by Kinkizi East MP Dr Chris Baryomunsi last year, proposes a tax increase on tobacco products, prohibition of the sale and importation of duty-free tobacco products, a ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship and the ba
Feb 6, 2013 The Observer (ug)
added Feb 6, 2013 12:13
"Defendants have engaged in and executed – and continue to engage in and execute – a massive 50-year scheme to defraud the public, including consumers of cigarettes, in violation of Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act”. Consequently in t
Oct 17, 2016 The New Vision (ug)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:35
In health focus, we discuss the challenges of implementing the law and a recent study, which reveals how school children around Kampala are vulnerable to learn how to smoke.
Aug 28, 2016 NTV-Uganda (ug)
added Aug 28, 2016 20:19
British American Tobacco bribed a local official to misreport the impact from a fire at one of its warehouses in Uganda, a former company employee has alleged.
Dec 7, 2015 Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 7, 2015 20:56
The report that was launched earlier today highlights the need to totally ban Tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. The report comes on the heels the Tobacco Control Bill that is now before Parliament. It seeks to regulate the sale, consumption
Jul 5, 2014 NTV-Uganda (ug)
added Jul 5, 2014 22:54
proposed Tobacco Control Bill has attracted traders who under their umbrella organization KACITA – Uganda say...that the provision will make it impossible for any distributor, wholesale, retailer to deal in any tobacco product. “This is because there can
May 17, 2014 East African Business Week
added May 20, 2014 07:08
Research done in Uganda shows that the average Ugandan child starts smoking at the age of 13. In tobacco growing areas like Arua district, the initiation age is even lower, with some children taking to the habit at the age of nine.
May 15, 2013 The New Vision (ug)
added May 15, 2013 09:50