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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

Kenya tobacco firms lobby against WHO

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
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Oct 1, 2012 16:48

[Africa, Kenya] BAT seeks nine more months to implement new tobacco rules

New graphic health warnings on cigarette packs. BAT Kenya Ltd is seeking nine more months before it can implement health warnings contained in the 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations that took effect on September 26
Daily Nation (ke)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:57

Responses to antismoking radio and television advertisements among adult smokers and non-smokers across Africa: message-testing results from Senegal, Nigeria and Kenya

graphic health-harms ads developed and used in other countries could also be effective in African countries. This implies that adaptation would be a successful approach in Africa, where scarce resources for tobacco control communications can be focused on
Tobacco Control
added Sep 3, 2014 10:36

Cigarette manufacturing orders drive up profit at BAT Kenya

posted a 14 percent jump in first-half pretax profit to 2.56 billion shillings ($29.22 million), thanks to higher revenue from contracts to manufacture cigarettes for other companies.
added Jul 11, 2014 06:29

[Kenya] We want a tobacco plant, farmers plead

Tobacco farmers in Migori have appealed to the county government to seek investors to build a processing plant. Through their union, Kenya Tobacco Farmers Association, they said it would boost the county’s economy.
The Standard (ke)
added Apr 4, 2013 08:11

[Africa, Europe, France, Kenya] Reducing illegal tobacco sales by firms key to more revenue

In a unique argument published on various portals in France, Christophe Madrolle...of centrist party, Democratic Movement, says authorities should go for manufacturers because they are the ones heavily involved in illegal trade of cigarettes.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Apr 2, 2017 19:47

[Africa] Tobacco industry accused of 'intimidation and interference' in Kenya

British American Tobacco has undue influence over the Kenyan government and is in breach of WHO tobacco convention...More than 50 years after Kenya gained independence from British colonial rule, one company is steadfastly refusing to loosen its grip on p
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 17:48

[Kenya] Uganda tobacco giant in profit dip

This followed the expenses of closing the Kampala Processing plant in June 2013. According to the financial statement that was released by the company last week, profits also went down as a result of the farmer legal action Ush35 billion (about $13.86 m
East African Business Week
added Mar 18, 2014 09:11

[Kenya] Tobacco growers protest over proposed WHO ban

Mastermind and BAT Tobacco farmers protest in Lupida, Nambale district yesterday . . . More than 4,500 farmers in Busia and Bungoma yesterday held demonstrations against proposals by WHO to gradually do away with tobacco farming.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Nov 1, 2012 19:03
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