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[Africa, Uganda] VIDEO: Challenges of implementing the tobacco control act

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.
NTV-Uganda (ug)
added Aug 28, 2016 20:19
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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] Public smokers to be fined sh200,000

Any person caught smoking tobacco in public places shall be arrested, taken to court and asked to pay maximum of sh200,000 as penalties. This follows the enforcement of the Tobacco Control Law that came into force on Wednesday.
The New Vision (ug)
added May 21, 2016 20:21
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[Africa] Uganda bans smoking in public places

People lighting up in bars, restaurants or hotels now face being fined $60 (£41) or jailed for up to two months. And smokers must be at least 50 metres away from public spaces, such as schools, hospitals and taxi ranks. The new laws also ban the sale of e
BBC Online
added May 19, 2016 20:09
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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] Factors influencing cigarette smoking among soldiers and costs of soldier smoking in the work place at Kakiri Barracks, Uganda

Smoking rates are substantially higher in the UPDF compared to the general public and results in significant productivity costs. Interventions designed to reduce smoking among UPDF personnel should be included in the country's national tobacco control pla
Tobacco Control
added May 11, 2016 19:49
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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, Kenya, Uganda, UK, USA] British American Tobacco faces call for bribery allegations inquiry

The politicians, led by congressman Lloyd Doggett and senator Richard Blumenthal, suggest that BAT’s actions may have violated both the Anti-Bribery and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Acts (FCPA). If proven, the allegations – denied by BAT – could result
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:41
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda] Alliance One International Announces Investor Information and Arrangements for Call

it has made significant progress in the investigation previously disclosed ... Moving forward, AOI will not source Kenyan leaf tobacco, but will continue to process Ugandan tobacco in a third party Kenyan facility. Additionally, as previously reported, i
PR Newswire
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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