Tobacco Activists back prosecution of cigarette dealers
Activities have tasked government to prosecute cigarette dealers, who do not comply with the tobacco law.
The law came into force last week, after the Constitutional Court blocked a move by the British American Tobacco (BAT) to temporarily halt government’s implementation of the Tobacco
Tobacco Control Activists to Sue UFZA Head Over Contravention of the Law
Tobacco control activists led by the head of mental health division in the ministry of health and the focus spokes person of Tobacco Control Uganda, Dr. Sheila Ndyanabangi have committed to drag the executive director of Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA) Richard Jabo to court, in case he fails
Why the adult age under tobacco control is 21 years
By Elsa Zawedde
The Tobacco Control ACT defines a child as a person under the age of 21 years. The significance of this definition is that any person deemed a child is prohibited from growing, selling, harvesting and manufacturing or being involved in the chain of growth and the
What does the recent ruling on tobacco control regulations mean for the fight against NCDs in Kenya?
Kenya is currently celebrating 10 years since the enactment of the Tobacco Control Act 2007, developed following Kenya’s ratification of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2004 (link is external). Although the Act has been operational since 2007, full realisation of the gains