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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Uganda] LETTER: Tobacco Control Bill good for the farmers

The tobacco industry is using farmers as an excuse to oppose the Tobacco Control Bill. The Bill does not prohibit the growing of tobacco but aims at pressing a duty on government to come up with a policy to provide tobacco farmers with alternative crops
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jul 31, 2012 13:01
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[Uganda] ZAKUMUMPA: BAT campaign smothering tobacco law

Any avid reader of the print media in the past few months will have noticed a sustained campaign against the proposed Tobacco Control Bill 2011, perpetrated by the Ugandan tobacco industry.
The Independent (ug)
added Jul 31, 2012 11:56
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[Uganda] Baryomunsi unveils Tobacco Control Bill

Chris Baryomunsi, the Member of Parliament for Kinkiizi East has today July 24 unveiled a draft bill on tobacco titled; Tobacco Control Bill of Uganda.
The Independent (ug)
added Jul 31, 2012 11:52
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[Rwanda, Uganda] Curbing Illicit Trade

Rwanda, Uganda launch joint border surveillance at Gatuna
The Independent (ug)
added Jul 31, 2012 11:51
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[Uganda] Tobacco industry shelves input during hot debate on control bill

The tobacco industry on Tuesday deferred their contribution to the tobacco control bill claiming they need more time to analyse the it. An inside source said the tobacco industry represented by BATU and Leaf Tobacco felt the latest version of the draft
The New Vision (ug)
added Jul 30, 2012 11:39
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[Uganda] Anti Tobacco crusaders want tobacco manufacture banned

Anti Tobacco crusaders have asked government to ban the manufacture of tobacco in Uganda. The group under the Center for Tobacco Control in Africa while meeting in Kampala said that tobacco benefits only the tobacco companies and its money does not help
UGPulse (ug)
added Jul 6, 2012 12:02
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