Headlines Tagged with Kenya — 801 headlines found
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
Nov 29, 2014 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 1, 2014 12:15
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.
Feb 13, 2013 The Standard (ke)
added Feb 13, 2013 15:14
WHO says the taxes could raise more than $5 billion (Sh426 billion) in funds for world health efforts, but critics of the tax increases say they would be regressive and lead to the loss of millions of jobs
Nov 1, 2012 Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Nov 2, 2012 14:35
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.
May 18, 2015 TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added May 18, 2015 10:40
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.
Jan 26, 2015 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:17
The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) held a meeting last week . . . The forum brought together different stakeholders from both the public sector and tobacco industry to discuss the direct impact of implementation of the World Health Organizatio
Oct 1, 2012 Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Oct 1, 2012 16:48
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.
Sep 14, 2016 Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:48
[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
Feb 6, 2016 The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:41
[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
Dec 24, 2015 Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jan 8, 2016 15:26
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
Jul 3, 2015 Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:00