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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] Mombasa residents welcome Shisha ban

Revelers smoking shisha at Flamingo Hotel in Mombasa [Photo/the-star.co.ke] A section of Mombasa residents has welcomed the national government’s move to ban shisha sale and smoking across the nation. According to the residents, the government deserves
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 23:59
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[Africa, Kenya] Fifteen businessmen move to court seeking to quash ban on shisha

In a petition filed at the High Court on Friday, they claim that the Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopha Mailu did not act within his powers when he declared smoking of the product illegal. The businessmen argue that Dr Mailu failed to spell out the disease
The Standard (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 23:57
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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] Mailu bans shisha smoking in Kenya, cites health risks

The government has banned smoking of shisha. Health CS Cleopa Mailu, in a gazette notice yesterday, said they had banned the importation, manufacture, advertising and sale of shisha in this country. Anyone found contravening the new rules will be liable
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:27
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[Africa, Kenya] Shisha traders move to court to challenge Gov’t ban on commodity

The High Court has on Friday rejected a petition to lift the government ban on Shisha dashing the hopes of scores of Shisha lovers and businessmen who now claim the ban will cost them millions of shillings and cost jobs. The High Court however gave the
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:27
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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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