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Kenya to impose new tobacco rules

New laws regulating the manufacture, sale and advertising of tobacco products are expected to take effect in Kenya in September, according to a Business Daily Africa story relayed by the TMA. This follows the rejection by the High Court of a lawsuit fil
Tobacco Reporter
added Apr 7, 2016 12:22
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[Africa] Kenya to enforce ban on tobacco advertising

The Kenyan government on Thursday pledged to enforce legislation to ban advertising and promotion of tobacco related products in order to halt the rising toll of deaths associated with smoking.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2013 10:32
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[Kenya] WHO tobacco proposals worry manufacturers

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers has warned against full implementation of the world Health Organisation's recommendations on tobacco control in the region. The recommendations made in the framework convention on tobacco control (FCTC) policy docum
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Oct 2, 2012 18:14
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[Bangladesh, Brazil, Kenya] Tobacco farmers switching to alternatives

Throughout the world, tobacco farmers are beginning to switch to growing food or higher yielding crops, like bamboo. ... The campaign Unfairtobacco.org interviewed experts from Bangladesh, Kenya and Brazil during last year's Week of Alternative Liveliho
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 14, 2013 13:57
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[Africa] A Kenyan High Court Upholds Tobacco Control Regulations, Rejecting British American Tobacco Challenge

court’s decision is a resounding victory for public health and allows the Kenyan government to move forward with implementing a law that will protect millions of citizens from the devastating consequences of tobacco use. As a party to the WHO Framework C
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 25, 2016 04:58
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT sells more pricier smokes

British American Tobacco (BAT) Kenya posted an 11 percent jump in first-half pretax profit to 2.2 billion shillings (R255 million) because of higher sales and prices.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 15, 2013 17:31
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[Africa] Kenya BAT scandal: Raila tried to stop KRA from freezing Mastermind Tobacco accounts

Raila Odinga "intervened" to stop Kenya Revenue Authority from freezing Mastermind Tobacco Kenya's accounts over non payment of taxes amounting to billions. In the letter dated May 4, 2010, the office of the Prime Minister wrote to then KRA boss Michael
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 23, 2015 04:59
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT eyes premium smokers to cut reliance on Sportsman

AT Kenya will now focus on the high-end cigarette market with its premier Dunhill brand to drive growth. The firm sold more than five billion cigarette sticks last year, with its flagship Sportsman brand accounting for more than half of total sale volumes
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added May 6, 2013 02:01
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[Africa, Kenya, Korea - South] Anti-tobacco laws gain currency as UN endorses tough control measures

A crucial conference on tobacco in South Korea that proposes serious restrictions in production of the crop could spell death knell the lucrative tobacco farming. Tobacco farmers are closely monitoring outcome of the conference backed by United Nations
The Standard (ke)
added Nov 19, 2012 18:40
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[Kenya, Mauritius] MAUDARBACCUS: Open Letter to THE British American Tobacco (London)

Le Mauricien (mu)
added May 22, 2012 15:56
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