Headlines Tagged with Uganda — 710 headlines found
A Kenyan firm, Mastermind Tobacco Kenya (MTK Ltd) through its subsidiary Continental Tobacco Uganda (CTU Ltd), is accusing Uganda of using the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to block it from using Uganda as a transit for its ‘Supermatch’ branded cigarett
May 25, 2013 The Independent (ug)
added May 26, 2013 02:06
some 30,000 farmers from Kanungu district have found out after almost a year of their tobacco remains unsold affecting their everyday livelihoods. The farmers represented by their chairman and local LC 3 chairman last week stormed the Ministry of Trade t
May 24, 2013 The New Vision (ug)
added May 24, 2013 12:02
When I was growing up as a child in the 1980s and the 1990s, the back pages of TIME and Newsweek magazines were almost always adorned with a surreal image of a trim, middle-aged white man. ... The Uganda Tobacco Control Bill (2012) proposes to ban tobacc
May 16, 2013 The Observer (ug)
added May 17, 2013 10:53
Research done in Uganda shows that the average Ugandan child starts smoking at the age of 13. In tobacco growing areas like Arua district, the initiation age is even lower, with some children taking to the habit at the age of nine.
May 15, 2013 The New Vision (ug)
added May 15, 2013 09:50
The principle medical officer, Mental Health and Control of Substance at the Ministry of Health, Dr Sheila Ndyanabangi, said: “While some of these children do smoke, a big per centage of them use tobacco products such as Kuber. This is a smoke free tobac
Mar 31, 2013 Daily Monitor (ug)
added Mar 30, 2013 18:42
When you talk to young people who have made it a habit to smoke shisha, they have all the best words they can use to describe it. Some will tell you that it is flavoured, tastes nice and smells sweet. None among them has ever thought of its side effects.
Mar 25, 2013 The Observer (ug)
added Mar 25, 2013 05:58
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