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[Africa] 2.5 million adults in Kenya use tobacco - study

11.6 per cent of the adult population either smokes or uses smokeless ... The findings were released yesterday at Laico Regency by the ministry of Health in conjunction with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. While majority of males prefer smoked t
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 1, 2014 12:15
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[Kenya] Mastermind denies owing farmers Sh90m

Cigarette manufacturer Mastermind Tobacco Kenya (MTK) has denied reports in a section of the media that it owes tobacco farmers millions of shillings in arrears.
The Standard (ke)
added Feb 13, 2013 15:14
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[Africa, UK] Kenya- Timeline: Industry Interference with the Tobacco Control Regulations 2014

This timeline provides a chronological overview of some of the main ways tobacco companies have tried to influence the development of Kenya's Tobacco Control Regulations 2014.
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added May 18, 2015 10:40
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[Africa] Botswana's successful anti-smoking drive comes to Kenya

in Kenya, the World Health Organisation has found that fifteen percent of Kenyans aged between 13 and 15 use tobacco...In some African countries, child smokers now outnumber adult smokers. This shocking rise is storing up huge problems for Africa.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:17
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[Africa, Kenya] MWANGO: Middle class slowly cigar-smoke their way to diseases

Dr Peter Munyu, a pulmonary and critical care specialist at Aga Khan University Hospital, said there is a lot of misinformation about cigars and shisha; and it is deliberate so that people feel secure when smoking.
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:48
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda, UK, USA] British American Tobacco faces call for bribery allegations inquiry

The politicians, led by congressman Lloyd Doggett and senator Richard Blumenthal, suggest that BAT’s actions may have violated both the Anti-Bribery and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Acts (FCPA). If proven, the allegations – denied by BAT – could result
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:41
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[Africa] VIDEO: Kenya: Lighting Up / We investigate Big Tobacco's disturbing attempts to increase the sale of cigarettes in Kenya.

With the most smokers in sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya is one of the biggest prizes on offer. The problem for the industry is that Kenyan health officials are as aware as anyone else about the dreadful menace smoking poses to their nation's health. Kenya wa
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jan 8, 2016 15:26
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[Africa, Kenya] Court suspends new tobacco regulations over violation of Constitution

High Court judge Mumbi Ngugi said Article 10 of the Constitution, which requires public participation in the matter, was not adhered to in coming up with the regulations. The High Court has suspended implementation of the new tobacco regulations, citing
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:00
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT fails to stop enforcement of tobacco control rules

The Attorney General has hit out at an attempt by a cigarette manufacturer to stop the implementation of the Tobacco Control Regulations... The tobacco company went to court, under a certificate of urgency, seeking to have the regulations quashed citing t
The Standard (ke)
added May 10, 2015 14:30
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[Africa, Kenya] Kicking the habit: Migori declares end to tobacco farming

The 51-year-old farmer from Kuria West District still toils daily in his tobacco farm struggling with both poverty and bad health. He is now among thousands of farmers in Migori County eagerly waiting for alternative crops the county government has prom
Nairobi Star (ke)
added May 15, 2014 12:57
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