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[Africa, Uganda] COULLIARD: Tobacco residue could damage your genetic cells

The only way to protect oneself from third-hand smoke is to create a smoke-free environment. Strive to make your home and vehicle safe for you and your children. Reduce your risk by avoiding restaurants, bars and public places that are exposed to first,
The New Vision (ug)
added Jul 22, 2013 05:17
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[Uganda] Bebe Cool Quits Smoking Shisha and Booze

The Gagamel boss and singer Bebe Cool real name Moses Ssali has quit smoking and drinking. The 'Coccidiosis' singer announced the good news yesterday on his wall to over 80,000 fans. The 'Tomalira Budde' singer was advised by his ear, nose and throat doc
Uganda Online Website Directory (ug)
added Jul 14, 2013 10:48
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[Africa, Uganda] MUGUMYA: Govt should ban shisha smoking

Much as research on shisha smoking in Uganda is still limited, the health concerns around shisha are not just a load of hot air. If you watch the way people smoke shisha, they take deliberate, deep breaths before exhaling so there is a lot of smoke being
The Observer (ug)
added Jun 12, 2013 18:28
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[Africa, Uganda] Your Mail: Time to ban tobacco adverts

I was principal investigator in a survey to investigate Uganda’s compliance with the ban on tobacco advertising, sponsorship and promotions. The good news is that our research team did not come across any billboard advertising tobacco in the streets of
The Observer (ug)
added May 30, 2013 17:16
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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco companies fight

A Kenyan firm, Mastermind Tobacco Kenya (MTK Ltd) through its subsidiary Continental Tobacco Uganda (CTU Ltd), is accusing Uganda of using the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to block it from using Uganda as a transit for its ‘Supermatch’ branded cigarett
The Independent (ug)
added May 26, 2013 02:06
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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco company, farmers in stand-off

some 30,000 farmers from Kanungu district have found out after almost a year of their tobacco remains unsold affecting their everyday livelihoods. The farmers represented by their chairman and local LC 3 chairman last week stormed the Ministry of Trade t
The New Vision (ug)
added May 24, 2013 12:02
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[Africa] ZAKUMUMPAf: Uganda should ban tobacco advertising

When I was growing up as a child in the 1980s and the 1990s, the back pages of TIME and Newsweek magazines were almost always adorned with a surreal image of a trim, middle-aged white man. ... The Uganda Tobacco Control Bill (2012) proposes to ban tobacc
The Observer (ug)
added May 17, 2013 10:53
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[Africa, Uganda] Young girls more prone to addiction

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.
The New Vision (ug)
added May 15, 2013 09:50
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[Uganda] 17% of children start smoking at nine - report

The principle medical officer, Mental Health and Control of Substance at the Ministry of Health, Dr Sheila Ndyanabangi, said: “While some of these children do smoke, a big per centage of them use tobacco products such as Kuber. This is a smoke free tobac
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Mar 30, 2013 18:42
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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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