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Practices related to tobacco sale, promotion and protection from tobacco smoke exposure in restaurants and bars in Kampala before implementation of the Uganda tobacco control Act 2015.

Lindsay Robertson; David Guwatudde; Shannon Gravely; Sheila Ndyanabangi; Steven Ndugwa Kabwama; Daniel Kadobera; Kellen Namusisi Nyamurungi;
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  • Published: 01 May 2017 Journal: Tobacco Induced Diseases (issn: 1617-9625, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: European Publishing
Introduction The Word Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control calls on parties to implement evidenced-based tobacco control policies, which includes Article 8 (protect the public from exposure to tobacco smoke), and Article 13 (tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS)). In 2015, Uganda passed the Tobacco Control Act 2015 which includes a comprehensive ban on smoking in all public places and on all forms of TAPS. Prior to implementation, we sought to assess practices related to protection of the public from tobacco smoke exposure, limiting access to tobacco products and TAPS in restaurants and bars in Kampala City to inform impl...
Medical Subject Headings: health care economics and organizations
free text keywords: tobacco, Uganda, tobacco control, act practices, compliance, smoke-free TAPS, Diseases of the respiratory system, RC705-779, Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology. Including cancer and carcinogens, RC254-282, Research, Tobacco control Act, Practices, Smoke-free, TAPS, Environmental health, Hospitality, business.industry, business, Tobacco smoke, Promotional Item, business.product_category, Health psychology, Checklist, Tobacco harm reduction, Medicine, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty
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