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East African Countries Move to Ban Skin-Bleaching Products

East African countries moved a step closer to approving a ban on skin-bleaching products. The East African Legislative Assembly passed a resolution this month to ban the manufacture and importation of soaps, cosmetics and beauty products containing hydroquinone, an ingredient often used in skin bleaching.   WATCH: East Africa Closer to Banning Skin-Lightening Products South Sudanese lawmaker Gideon Gatpan, who wrote the resolution, said hydroquinone can lead to skin...

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