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[Uganda] Public smoking in the spotlight as Tobacco control Bill debate continues

Debate on the amendments of the Tobacco Control Bill continued on Wednesday with parliament looking at a clause that stipulates that people who smoke should do it at least 100 metres away from public places.
NTV-Uganda (ug)
added Jul 18, 2015 14:38
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[Africa, Uganda] Parliament warned on Tobacco Control Bill

Uganda Law Society wondered why legally licenced businesses were being subjected to harassment....the Bill generally contradicts the Constitution, since it infringes on the right of smokers and legally licenced businesses. Uganda Law Society also said so
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jul 18, 2015 12:59
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[Africa] Where are the women in Uganda’s boardrooms?

Dr. Maggie Kigozi sits on several corporate boards. Among others, she is a non-executive director at British American Tobacco and Crown Beverages. Her rise in the corporate boardrooms is attributed to hard work, networking, influence, enterprise and suc
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jul 18, 2015 13:01
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[Africa, Uganda] Health activists push for Tobacco Control Bill enactment

Health activists have challenged Parliament to fasttrack the passing of the Tobacco Control Bill, arguing that it has been shelved for a long time. Led by the Director General of Health Services Dr. Jane Acheng, the activists argued that the Bill seeks
The New Vision (ug)
added Jun 9, 2015 12:03
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[Africa, Uganda] WOMEN and youths have shifted from Tobacco use to smoking Shisha.

According to a recent study done by the ministry of health and other partners, 62 percent of the entertainment places in Kampala, Mukono, Wakiso and Entebbe were serving Shisha to women an
The New Vision (ug)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:39
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[Africa, Uganda] Govt reassures tobacco farmers

The Government will continue supporting tobacco growing, amid a campaign for the Tobacco Control Bill 2012. State minister for investment James Mutende recently said ... He made the remarks during the launch of Alliance One, a company that exports tobacc
The New Vision (ug)
added Feb 20, 2015 04:11
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[Africa, Uganda] Artists launch campaign against tobacco use

The artists with the help of a social enterprise, Text To Change (TTC) have formed a web page dubbed: “Wall of Fame” where MPs, radio personalities, actors and journalists will urge children to desist from tobacco use. “These are the people who the youn
The New Vision (ug)
added Nov 12, 2014 20:55
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Alliance One International, Inc. announces plans to enter the Ugandan Tobacco Leaf Market

AOU's core business plans to include providing agronomy services to tobacco growers through an Integrated Production System ("IPS") that supports sustainable compliant tobacco leaf production. To execute on its plan, AOU expects to employ agronomy and su
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2014 05:22
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[Africa, Uganda] Students push for Tobacco Control Bill passing

Students from five universities are petitioning parliament to pass the Tobacco Control Bill, arguing that it has stayed too long on the shelf. John Paul Nuwe, a student of Makerere University and also an official of Africa Tobacco Control Alliance said
The New Vision (ug)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:07
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[Africa] Tobacco firm quits before new Uganda law

Giving some background to their decision, D’Souza cited the recent imposition of a leaf export tax of 20 US cents per kilogramme in the June national budget and the situation that could be worsened by the proposed repeal of the Existing Tobacco growing
East African Business Week
added Sep 16, 2014 04:32
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