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[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

PHOTOS: The Rise of Uganda's Tobacco Production

tobacco has become one of Uganda's key exports. Six years after British American Tobacco set up regional headquarters in this East African nation, it has become a key tobacco producer for the company. Agriculture is the backbone of Uganda's economy, it a
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Dec 27, 2012 12:36

LETTER: View Point: It's wrong for Uganda shoulder tobacco burden

Uganda shouldn’t be shouldering the tobacco burden because for every $1 received from the tobacco-industry as revenue, the government spends $3 on treating tobacco related illnesses and disease. A study carried out at Mulago hospital also found that:
The Observer (ug)
added Nov 29, 2012 16:45

[Uganda] APIO-KASYATE: Will banning tobacco growing end smoking?

For the first time ever, over 30 million tobacco famers across the world united to mark – but not to celebrate – World Tobacco Growers day . . . So, while the public health objective remains unquestionably noble, tobacco control is a complex socio-econo
The Observer (ug)
added Nov 1, 2012 19:08

[Sudan South] Uganda's tax body detains Mastermind cigarettes

THE Uganda Revenue Authority is holding truckloads of cigarettes belonging to Mastermind Tobacco Company destined for the South Sudan market. The manufacturer yesterday said URA has been holding five trucks loaded with over 6,000 cartons of cigarettes si
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Aug 29, 2012 21:34

[Uganda] LETTER: Put in place a law that ensures total smoke-free environment

The only effective way to protect the public from second-hand smoke is to enact and enforce comprehensive smoke-free laws that cover all public and work places. Partial smoke-free laws that allow for designated smoking areas do not protect public health.
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Aug 17, 2012 03:12

[Uganda] Anti-Tobacco bill faces head wind

If the views expressed at a recent public hearing on the proposed “Tobacco Control Bill 2011” are anything to go, the movers of the new legislation could find it difficult to sail it through Parliament. The private member’s Bill, spearheaded by Kinkiizi
The Independent (ug)
added Aug 11, 2012 14:14

[Uganda] LETTER: View Point: Tobacco industry must not use farmers to fight Baryomunsi bill

The tobacco industry is using farmers as an excuse to oppose the Tobacco Control Bill. The bill does not prohibit the growing of tobacco it aims at pressing government to provide tobacco farmers with alternative crops
The Observer (ug)
added Aug 5, 2012 22:27
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