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Smoking is still a major public health issue in Nigeria

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Uganda bans smoking in public places
May 19, 2016: People lighting up in bars, restaurants or hotels now face being fined $60 (£41) or jailed for up to two months. And smokers must be at least 50 metres away from public spaces, such as schools, hospitals and taxi ranks.
The new laws also ban the sale of electronic cigarettes and flavoured tobacco for water pipes or shishas, which have become popular in clubs of the capital, Kampala.
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