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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] 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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[Ohio] Springfield trustees ban smoking at recreational areas

After hearing a presentation by Summit County Public Health Creating Healthy Communities, Springfield Township trustees approved a policy that bans smoking of any kind in recreational areas of the township.
The Suburbanite
added Dec 29, 2017 21:18
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[Papua New Guinea] Second-Hand Cigarettes Are Dangerous To Health

Papua New Guinea Does Not Have Any Policies Against Tobacco Use In Public Spaces, Meaning People Can Smoke Everywhere.
[Papua New Guinea] Post-Courier
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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'WSJ' Analysis Shows Fake Comments Submitted To Government Agencies

It may be weaponizing of Astroturf lobbying. It's creating bots to do it. I mean, it does go back to the tobacco industry where they were opposing the rule back in the '90s to regulate cigarettes. And they went to racecar events and got people to sign pos
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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CHRETIEN: Up In Smoke: What Happened to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement Money?

As is the case with discriminatory tobacco taxes, the incentives of the MSA are perverse: the more people smoke, the more money the government gets to spend on whatever it wants. The biggest losers are those with tobacco-related diseases and smokers tryi
Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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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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[Canada] Multiple municipalities in P.E.I. looking at expanding smoke-free policies into bylaws

Frank Morrison, tobacco-free project manager with Recreation P.E.I. and a board member of Smoke-Free P.E.I., said he believes Stratford is on track to become the first “smoke-free community in Canada.” He said Souris, Montague, Charlottetown, Cornwall
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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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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