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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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[Africa, Kenya] Shisha smoking still popular in Nairobi night clubs

3.1 million Kenyans exposed to exhaled tobacco smoke mainly in nightclubs. Cigarette sales are declining in many parts of the world, but shisha smoking is on the rise.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 15:30
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[Africa, Kenya] Big Tobacco’s ‘healthier’ alternatives to cigarettes meets skepticism

During a stakeholders’ meeting held in Nairobi two weeks ago, Leadership Impact Dynamics founder Ade Adeyam said the industry must offer alternative products as a tool to help stop smoking. “We believe we can have a big impact on public health by promot
East African Standard (ke)
added Dec 26, 2017 03:52
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British American Tobacco Expands in South Africa With Vape Deal

agreed to buy South African vaping company Twisp, expanding in a continent where it has grown in since buying Rothmans in 1999. The deal increases BAT’s offering of so-called next-generation products, or alternatives to smoking cigarettes, the London-ba
Bloomberg News
added Dec 22, 2017 01:49
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[Africa] Why Rwanda banned smoking of shisha

Munyemanzi said there should have been a prior warning from the Ministry of Health giving them a grace period to finish old stock... “Being a vaporised liquid makes it more dangerous than tobacco. Tobacco has nicotine and shisha is made of different subs
The New Times (rw)
added Dec 20, 2017 20:09
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[Africa] MAHON: Five Wishes for Morocco in the New Year 2018

3. A (more) smoke-free Morocco? Ymkin. 2018 is arriving and the research is clear on the effects of second-hand smoke. Smoking is part of the street café culture here just as it was a major part of the nightclub and bar scene in the US for decades. Smoke
Morocco World News (ma)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:12
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[Africa, Rwanda, Tanzania] KULWA: EAC bloc ought to ban shisha smoking en-masse

As a Public Health Specialist, several researches and publications documented would make one concur with Rwanda’s Ministry of Health that importation, advertisement and smoking of shisha within its territory has painful health hazards, and it is like one
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:03
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[Africa, Zambia] ‘Investing in tobacco lucrative’

ROLAND Imperial Tobacco Company (RITCO) has urged Government to invest in tobacco production as it is a lucrative investment which can help transform the agriculture sector. RITCO chairperson Ephraim Mwenda said in Lusaka recently that due to the lucra
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:53
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