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[Africa, Kenya] Court declines to suspend ban on shisha

Fifteen people, among them smokers, distributors, promoters and manufacturers filed an urgent application at the High Court to protest against the ban. They said the decision by the CS to ban the importation, sale, advertising and even promotion of shis
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:26
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[Africa, Kenya] Judge declines to lift ban imposed on use of shisha

The use of shisha remains illegal after a judge yesterday declined to temporarily lift the ban imposed by Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu. Justice John Mativo instead directed 15 applicants, who had sought orders to lift the ban, to file the main
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:25
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[Africa, Kenya] Mailu ban on shisha not only illegal but hypocritical, dictatorial: Mutunga

Former Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has questioned the legality of the recent government ban on the importation, sale and use of shisha in the country....Mailu may have overstepped his mandate in announcing the ban which has received mixed reaction from Ke
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:25
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[Africa, Kenya] Shisha businesspeople up in arms over ban

''This is going to put us out of employment. The government ought to have banned substances used to make shisha, and not shisha as a whole,'' John Kirwa, a young man who owns a shisha-smoking joint in Pipeline says. The government imposed the ban over c
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Dec 30, 2017 00:00
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[Africa, Kenya] Misconceptions people have about shisha

Most people believe shisha smoke is filtered as it passes through water, removing harmful ingredients. This is not true, as passing tobacco smoke through water does not filter out cancer-causing chemicals. The smoke is still dangerous to your heart and l
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:31
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[Africa] Kenyans speak their minds following ban of shisha

Kenyans from all walks of life have reacted differently and in some instances hilariously to the ban of shisha tobacco smoking in the country - Whereas there are those who think the decision to declare shisha illegal was a wise move, others disagree and t
Tuko (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:30
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[Africa, Kenya] End of party for shisha smoke lovers as Health CS bans sale

This ban makes Kenya the third East African country to ban shisha smoking after Tanzania and Rwanda. The smoke of 100 or more cigarettes is inhaled in a single session.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:29
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[Africa] Kenya to ban shisha over health risks

Health CS Cleopa Mailu told The Star on Thursday that discussions on the ban, with various government departments, were ongoing. "We are contemplating banning shisha ... we will definitely do that," he said by phone. "We are in discussions with the Att
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[Africa] Kenya bans 'shisha' water-pipe tobacco smoking

Kenya has banned with immediate effect the smoking of water-pipe tobacco, commonly known as shisha. The country becomes the third in the region, after Tanzania and Rwanda, to impose a ban on shisha smoking in a span of less than two years. Other countr
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 16:57
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[Africa] Evicted Zimbabwe white farmer handed back his land

Robert Smart, 71, was thrown off his tobacco and corn farm in eastern Zimbabwe in June as part of chaotic and often violent land grabs led by ex-president Robert Mugabe's government... The government of his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa in early December
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 15:30
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