Headlines Tagged with Uganda — 704 headlines found
Small-scale farmers like Giro across West Nile, grow the delicate yet labour-intensive crop on fragmented pieces of land. The high-value tobacco requires a farmer's attention right from the time of seedbed preparation through to planting, weeding, harves
Mar 18, 2013 The New Vision (ug)
added Mar 18, 2013 13:16
Studies that have examined shisha smokers and the aerosol of shisha smoke have reported high concentrations of carbon monoxide, nicotine, “tar,” and heavy metals.
Mar 8, 2013 Daily Monitor (ug)
added Mar 8, 2013 06:58
According to the World Health Organization, 6 out of every 10 deaths globally are caused by non communicable diseases like diabetes, asthma and cancers and their greatest risk factor is tobacco use.
Mar 5, 2013 All-Africa.com
added Mar 6, 2013 11:55
While laws on public smoking were effectively implemented in Belgium to achieve the results, the National Environment Regulations Act 2004 in Uganda remains on paper.
Feb 21, 2013 Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 21, 2013 17:06
[Uganda] Tobacco growing has kept Giro poor for 50 years; Draji abandoned it, earns sh6m each year from other crops
. As the sun goes down in a treeless horizon in Wandi, one cannot help but wonder; where, did the tobacco farmers go did wrong or is it just the curse of tobacco?
Feb 21, 2013 The New Vision (ug)
added Feb 21, 2013 10:14
The Minister for Agriculture, Mr Tress Bucanayandi in meeting with some MPs was quoted to have said it was unnecessary ... if a law to control the activity is not put in place, the nation will continue to levy taxes just to treat a sick population rathe
Feb 13, 2013 Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 18, 2013 06:26
There is need for a law to regulate usage of tobacco ... Mr Andrew Kwizeera, a member of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, says since the fight for the control of tobacco usage in Uganda is new, “There is limited documentation and most of what we have is j
Feb 14, 2013 Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 13, 2013 20:45
The bill, first moved by Kinkizi East MP Dr Chris Baryomunsi last year, proposes a tax increase on tobacco products, prohibition of the sale and importation of duty-free tobacco products, a ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship and the ba
Feb 6, 2013 The Observer (ug)
added Feb 6, 2013 12:13
However, 10 years down the road what do we see? In places like Shoprite Lugogo – any time of the day – be sure to find men and women smoking at Good African Coffee Restaurant. The same happens at Speke Resert Munyonyo as well as Kabalagala and other p
Jan 22, 2013 The New Vision (ug)
added Jan 22, 2013 23:57
Uganda is to sign the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products next week, the government has announced. The agreement seeks to secure the supply chain of tobacco products.
Jan 5, 2013 Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jan 4, 2013 20:39