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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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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco companies fight

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
The Independent (ug)
added May 26, 2013 02:06
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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco company, farmers in stand-off

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
The New Vision (ug)
added May 24, 2013 12:02
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[Africa] ZAKUMUMPAf: Uganda should ban tobacco advertising

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
The Observer (ug)
added May 17, 2013 10:53
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[Africa, Uganda] Young girls more prone to addiction

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.
The New Vision (ug)
added May 15, 2013 09:50
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[Uganda] 17% of children start smoking at nine - report

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
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Mar 30, 2013 18:42
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[Uganda] KIMOSHO: Governmnent should regulate shisha smoking

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.
The Observer (ug)
added Mar 25, 2013 05:58
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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
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[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
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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.
All-Africa.com
added Mar 6, 2013 11:55
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