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[Africa, Uganda] WOMEN and youths have shifted from Tobacco use to smoking Shisha.

According to a recent study done by the ministry of health and other partners, 62 percent of the entertainment places in Kampala, Mukono, Wakiso and Entebbe were serving Shisha to women an
The New Vision (ug)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:39
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[Africa, Uganda] Govt reassures tobacco farmers

The Government will continue supporting tobacco growing, amid a campaign for the Tobacco Control Bill 2012. State minister for investment James Mutende recently said ... He made the remarks during the launch of Alliance One, a company that exports tobacc
The New Vision (ug)
added Feb 20, 2015 04:11
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[Africa, Uganda] Artists launch campaign against tobacco use

The artists with the help of a social enterprise, Text To Change (TTC) have formed a web page dubbed: “Wall of Fame” where MPs, radio personalities, actors and journalists will urge children to desist from tobacco use. “These are the people who the youn
The New Vision (ug)
added Nov 12, 2014 20:55
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Alliance One International, Inc. announces plans to enter the Ugandan Tobacco Leaf Market

AOU's core business plans to include providing agronomy services to tobacco growers through an Integrated Production System ("IPS") that supports sustainable compliant tobacco leaf production. To execute on its plan, AOU expects to employ agronomy and su
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2014 05:22
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[Africa, Uganda] Students push for Tobacco Control Bill passing

Students from five universities are petitioning parliament to pass the Tobacco Control Bill, arguing that it has stayed too long on the shelf. John Paul Nuwe, a student of Makerere University and also an official of Africa Tobacco Control Alliance said
The New Vision (ug)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:07
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[Africa] Tobacco firm quits before new Uganda law

Giving some background to their decision, D’Souza cited the recent imposition of a leaf export tax of 20 US cents per kilogramme in the June national budget and the situation that could be worsened by the proposed repeal of the Existing Tobacco growing
East African Business Week
added Sep 16, 2014 04:32
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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco leaf business was too risky – BATU

Addressing journalists at their Jinja road offices on Monday, BATU Managing Director Jonathan D’Souza said the firm found the cigarette selling and marketing business more certain and predictable than tobacco leaf. “There were times when competitors wou
The Observer (ug)
added Sep 3, 2014 12:37
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[Uganda, UK] British American Tobacco To Layoff 177 Direct Staff Due To Low Tobacco Profitability

says close to 15,000 farmers in West Nile and Bunyoro regions will be affected by its plan to terminate leaf production in Uganda. The global tobacco group, British American Tobacco, says close to 15,000 farmers in West Nile and Bunyoro regions will be a
NTV-Uganda (ug)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:51
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[Africa, Uganda] BATU ends tobacco leaf business

will discontinue its leaf growing and export business after 86 years with a new player set to enter the market at the end of the year. Jonathan D’souza, the BATU managing director told reporters that the decision was reached after the company’s biggest c
The New Vision (ug)
added Sep 1, 2014 20:36
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[Africa, Uganda] BATU to stop buying tobacco

“BATU has received notification that its main customer for export tobacco, British American Tobacco Global Leaf Pool Limited (GLP) will enter into an agreement with Alliance One International (AOI)… to provide future tobacco requirements from Uganda,” th
The Observer (ug)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:36
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