Tag Archives: Smoking

KENYA: Tobacco agency steps in to curb shisha smoking

November 2017 Dailynation; The Nakuru County Government has put on notice bar owners promoting smoking of shisha in undesignated places. The warning comes after the Tobacco Control Board raised the alarm over the increased number of women using the substance. Health chief officer Samuel Mwaura said: “Club owners have been …

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ETHIOPIA: ‘No Smoking!’ Sign Unheeded

January 2017 TheEthiopianHerald; Walking around, ironic as it may sound you might have seen someone smoking leaning on the billboard indicating ‘No Smoking!’ Warning. Some smokers may not also care about others while walking puffing on crowded pedestrian walks. Citizens too lack the gut to tell the smoker upfront not …

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UGANDA: No Money to Implement Anti-Smoking Law – Government

October theMonitor; The principal medical officer in the Ministry of Health, Dr Sheila Ndyanabangi, has said government is yet to release money to implement anti-smoking laws. The law passed last year provides for stringent measures aimed at protecting non-smokers from the health, social, economic and environmental consequences of tobacco use …

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