Headlines Tagged with Uganda — 704 headlines found
The war against smoking will still be won, despite recent revelations that the tobacco industry has been using bribes to influence policy, experts have said. According to a recent BBC investigation, British American Tobacco (BAT) paid bribes to official
Jan 6, 2016 The New Vision (ug)
added Jan 8, 2016 22:14
She Cranes skipper Peace Proscovia has said that it is a ‘wise idea’ choosing ladies to spearhead the Tobacco Control campaign in Uganda. Proscovia made the remarks after the She Cranes were unveiled the Tobacco Control Ambassadors at a press luncheon l
Dec 14, 2015 The New Vision (ug)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:47
Solomon Muyita, an ex-employee of BAT Uganda, has claimed that the tobacco firm bribed a local environmental official to misreport the impact from a fire at one of its warehouses in Uganda. The bribery scams at BAT units in Kenya and Uganda were unearthe
Dec 9, 2015 Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 10, 2015 15:47
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 President’s signature means that the Tobacco Control Bill, 2014, that criminalises display of cigarettes at the point of sale, advertising, promotion and sponsorships of tobacco companies. The law also bans the sale of cigarettes to people under the
Sep 28, 2015 Daily Monitor (ug)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:35
The 2014 Tobacco Control Bill has become one of the highly controversial Bills submitted to Parliament of Uganda, on 28th July and passed which is awaiting the consent of the President.
Aug 20, 2015 Asian Tribune
added Aug 20, 2015 10:50
The impact of the Tobacco control Bill 2014 on reducing tobacco use will depend on sensitisation of enforcers such as the Police, municipal laws (like KCCA enforcers), health implementation staff at the ministry of health as well as local administration
Aug 11, 2015 The New Vision (ug)
added Aug 14, 2015 10:58
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
Aug 11, 2015 Daily Monitor (ug)
added Aug 11, 2015 08:24
Destruction of local palm trees may have driven chimpanzees in Uganda's Budongo Forest to eat clay...Raffia trees are being killed by local tobacco farmers, who strip the trees of leaves for use in curing and drying tobacco.
Aug 3, 2015 New York Times
added Aug 3, 2015 15:46
[Africa] Uganda Sets Powerful Example with Comprehensive Tobacco Control Law / Strong smoke-free provisions enacted over industry objections
Uganda’s law sets a powerful example for Africa, which has traditionally lower rates of tobacco use and has been targeted by the tobacco industry as a major growth market.
Jul 30, 2015 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:35