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[Kenya] Kam opposes WHO proposals on tobacco

Kenya Association of Manufacturers (Kam) has opposed proposals from the World Health Organisation (WHO) asking governments to phase out tobacco farming by limiting land where the crop can be grown.
The Standard (ke)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:26
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[Africa, Kenya] New firm to buy 10,000 tobacco farmers’ crops

More than 10,000 tobacco farmers in Migori county — stuck with their crop after BAT pulled out — will be helped by a new company. Eastobac Ltd, which also buys tobacco from Uganda and Zimbabwe, will buy the Kenyan harvest.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Oct 29, 2016 15:50
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[Africa, Kenya] New headache for tobacco companies as Health ministry seeks to enforce plain packaging for cigarettes

“A formal plan and timeline for implementation of plain packaging shall be developed in line with the national tobacco control programme and priorities,” said Dr Cleopa Mailu, the Health Cabinet secretary, during an event to mark the World No Tobacco Da
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:29
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda] Alliance One International Announces Investor Information and Arrangements for Call

it has made significant progress in the investigation previously disclosed ... Moving forward, AOI will not source Kenyan leaf tobacco, but will continue to process Ugandan tobacco in a third party Kenyan facility. Additionally, as previously reported, i
PR Newswire
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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[Africa, Kenya] You're Killing People, Tobacco Firms Told

THE World Health Organisation has put cigarette makers on the spot for flouting anti-tobacco laws like the ban on advertising. Last week, health officials from Africa met in Nairobi to mark 10 years of the WHO's framework convention on tobacco control (
All-Africa.com
added Mar 3, 2015 14:08
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[Africa, Kenya] British American Tobacco (BAT) fights State over new tough smoking rules

BAT asked the Court of Appeal to allow its argument that the regulations ought not see the light of the day. On its part, the State told the court that there was nothing unconstitutional about the regulations, which among other things required gory images
The Standard (ke)
added Oct 19, 2016 15:11
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[Africa, Kenya] British American Tobacco paid union to disrupt production at one of its chief rivals, whistleblower claims

The union plan was part of a strategy to drive Mastermind Tobacco, an African rival, out of business. The clandestine plot is revealed in internal BAT documents disclosed by whistleblower Paul Hopkins, who worked for the tobacco giant in Africa for 13 ye
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 21, 2015 12:17
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT challenges new cigarette regulations on packaging from Ministry of Health

The new Tobacco Control Regulations 2014 requires cigarette packages to carry health warnings and pictogrammes on the front and back respectively. In an application filed at the High Court yesterday, BAT says the order is unconstitutional.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Apr 17, 2015 10:51
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT protests more tobacco taxes

Cigarette maker British American Tobacco Kenya (BAT) has ratcheted up pressure against further increases in excise duty. The Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed cigarette maker repeated on Friday that “unpredictable” tax increases are a threat to its Ke
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added May 14, 2018 02:33
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[Africa] Alliance One puts Kenya fraud damage at USD 51 million

said employee fraud that prompted the company to close its Kenyan procurement office last year caused “discrepancies” in inventory and income amounting to USD 50.8 million (EUR 45.6 million). Last November the leaf merchant had put the estimated damage at
Tobacco Journal International
added May 26, 2016 18:47
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