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[Africa, Kenya] Rising cigarette prices fail to reduce smoking

The cheap cost of cigarettes in Kenya —sold as a single stick instead of by the pack as required by law — is keeping smokers on a habit... “Young people, the less-educated and people with lower incomes are paying more for cigarettes and spending a greate
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 30, 2017 21:17
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT loses major case against printing gory images on cigarette packets

British American Tobacco filed an appeal seeking nine months to implement health warnings contained in the 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations, which took effect in September last year. They claimed it would cost about Sh93 million in one financial year to
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:01
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[Africa, Kenya] EDITORIAL: Enforce new tobacco rules

The biggest problem with tobacco is the addiction that makes smokers ignore the evident risk to their lives. The best thing about the new rules is that they directly target smokers and cigarette manufacturers.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 1, 2016 15:05
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[Africa, Kenya] Experts say new rules for tobacco industry will not hit sales soon - VIDEO

Tobacco companies were opposed to the rules but the High Court declared the regulations valid in a victory by anti-tobacco use campaigners and the Health ministry. Health ministry said in a public notice all Kenyans and tobacco firms are bound by the new
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 1, 2016 15:03
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[Africa, Burundi, Kenya, UK] The secret bribes of big tobacco

Panorama found British American Tobacco illegally paid politicians and civil servants in countries in East Africa... BAT made illegal payments to two members and one former member of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Co
BBC Online
added Nov 30, 2015 17:03
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[Africa, Kenya] Bar owners oppose new tobacco laws

Through their lobby, Pubs and Restaurants Association Kenya, the managers and owners of restaurants fear losing revenue if smokers stay away due to the harsh conditions. Association’s Chief Executive Lillian Kalela said the regulations will increase cost
The Standard (ke)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:24
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New Survey Shows Need for Kenya to Take Strong Action to Save Lives from Tobacco Use

An estimated 2.5 million Kenyans — over 11 percent of the country’s adult population — currently use tobacco, according to the first Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) ever conducted in Kenya.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:25
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[Africa, Kenya] The Cutting Edge: TOO MANY SMOKERS

Does the ban on smoking in public only apply to Nairobi’s central business district? asks Peter Mathenge. In Nairobi West shopping centre and at the Nyayo National Stadium, for instance, smokers freely indulge in the habit.
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 17, 2013 13:50
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[Kenya] Forced to inhale cigarette smoke to eke a living

When I arrive for an interview with Mzungu, I have had to wait for some time for him to serve the many customers coming in to buy cigarettes from him at the zone designated by the City Council of Nairobi. Mzungu who is physically challenged has earned h
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Nov 13, 2012 04:01
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[Kenya] Sh43m bogus cigarettes snuffed out

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has impounded and destroyed a cigarette consignment worth Sh43 million in Mombasa, as smugglers attempted to distribute it to unsuspecting consumers.
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Sep 21, 2012 16:29
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