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[Uganda] Tobacco growing has kept Giro poor for 50 years

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
The New Vision (ug)
added Mar 18, 2013 13:16

[Uganda] LETTER: Shisha smoking is hazardous and its acquisition, use should be limited - Letters

Studies that have examined shisha smokers and the aerosol of shisha smoke have reported high concentrations of carbon monoxide, nicotine, “tar,” and heavy metals.
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Mar 8, 2013 06:58

VIDEO: Uganda: Tobacco Bill Attracts Attention Across Borders

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.
added Mar 6, 2013 11:55

[Belgium, Uganda] Public smoking ban reduces premature deaths - report

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.
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?
The New Vision (ug)
added Feb 21, 2013 10:14

[Uganda] LETTER: Tobacco growing can have long-lasting hazards in society if not controlled

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
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 18, 2013 06:26

[Uganda] TUMWEBAZE: How second-hand smoke affects you

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
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 13, 2013 20:45

[Uganda] Draft law just made tobacco too expensive

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
The Observer (ug)
added Feb 6, 2013 12:13

[Uganda] Is smoking in public still illegal?

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
The New Vision (ug)
added Jan 22, 2013 23:57

[Uganda] Government to sign pact banning illegal sale of tobacco

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.
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jan 4, 2013 20:39
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