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UNCDA joins the world in fight against tobacco...

Despite the high unemployment rate (about 15%) among this group, tobacco unfortunately takes up a big chunk of their money.

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Global pact against illicit tobacco trade...

About 10 percent of the global cigarette market is estimated to go through illicit trade

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Empower communities to fight tobacco industry...

African health ministries were urged to focus on controlling tobacco advertisement in their nations

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'Heart attack risk high with one cigarette...

Smokers should not be fooled into thinking that a few cigarettes a day, or even just one, carries little or no long term harm, says Prof. Allan Hackshaw....

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In US, one in five use tobacco

"Too many Americans are harmed by cigarette smoking, which is the nation's leading preventable cause of death and disease," said CDC director Brenda Fitzgerald....

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Media asked to join tobacco fight

Statistics from World Health Organisation show there are one billion smokers worldwide and Tobacco kills seven million people annually.

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Police told to enforce Tobbaco Control Act...

Uganda adheres to the World Health Organisation standards but the problem is with monitoring

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Tobacco’s cost to our country

The single most effective way of reducing tobacco use is to make this deadly product less affordable

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Gov'ts told to implement stern measures on...

WHO wants governments to ban marketing and advertising of tobacco

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Tobacco kills 7 million a year – WHO

"Tobacco exacerbates poverty, reduces economic productivity, contributes to poor household food choices, and pollutes indoor air."


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Expectant mothers warned against...

The warning was given by specialists from St. John Ambulance Uganda during a health camp at Mutembe Landing Site, Nyenga sub-county in Buikwe district.