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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco companies frustrating Bill, says MP

The mover of the Tobacco Control Bill in parliament, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, has expressed concern over tobacco companies which have started up on a move to frustrate the Bill which has already passed the first reading. The legislator says he received a l
The New Vision (ug)
added Apr 4, 2014 13:21
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[Uganda] Farmers to lose Shs3b as BAT suspends operations in Kigezi

“Due to higher costs of production, tobacco growing has become increasingly less economically viable. This is primarily driven by the increasing cost of wood fuel,” said Mr D’Souza. “We would normally start contacting farmers in the area during May, howe
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Apr 4, 2014 13:18
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[Uganda] Baryomunsi accuses BATU of blackmail

Kinkizi East Member of Parliament, Chris Baryomunsi, has claimed British American Tobacco Uganda (BATU) is blackmailing him to drop the Tobacco Control Bill. He said the company had written to him saying it would stop supporting tobacco activities in Nya
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Apr 4, 2014 13:17
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[Kenya] Uganda tobacco giant in profit dip

This followed the expenses of closing the Kampala Processing plant in June 2013. According to the financial statement that was released by the company last week, profits also went down as a result of the farmer legal action Ush35 billion (about $13.86 m
East African Business Week
added Mar 18, 2014 09:11
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[Africa, Uganda] MPs start scrutinizing the Tobacco Control Bill 2014

Baryomunsi said The Bill seeks to regulate the manufacturers, sale, labeling, promotion, advertising and sponsorship of tobacco products, if passed into law “it will also regulate the distribution and public use of tobacco products.”
The New Vision (ug)
added Mar 10, 2014 11:11
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[Africa] Tobacco companies in Uganda oppose planned increase in taxes

BATU said the rise was detrimental to the industry. “Such sharp increases usually lead to a rise in illicit trade, currently standing at over 20 per cent of the market value, which is damaging to stakeholders, including the public health lobby,” said Di
East African Standard (ke)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:46
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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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