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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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[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] 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] 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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[Africa] Kenya's stand on tobacco use

The letter of support from the 40 organisations urged the Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Health, James Macharia and the Kenyan government to stand strong against the BAT attempts to derail policy advancements that protect Kenyans from tobacco’s highly addi
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Sep 29, 2015 20:56
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[Africa] BAT Kenyan backs antitobacco lobbyists to challenge new tax proposal for cigarettes

“(As) the (proposed) tax would be calculated on differential rates, (new) systems would have to be set up to accommodate the different classes,” he said. This would add to the administrative challenges. Antismoking lobbyists argue that varying tax rates
Customs Today (pk)
added Sep 4, 2015 09:39
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[Africa] Kenya Launches Anti-Tobacco Mass Media Campaign

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Lung Foundation and Tobacco Control Civil Society Organizations in Kenya, today (Dec 02, 2014) marked a significant milestone in the fight against Tobacco with the launch of a Mass Media campaign.
Kenya Tobacco Control Alliance (KETCA) (ke)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:47
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[Africa, Kenya] WHO Wants EAC To Increase Taxes On Tobacco

The East African Community (EAC) Member States are being encouraged to increase taxes on Tobacco to cut down on its intake. The World Health Organization (WHO) has offered to provide technical assistance to the EAC states to develop their capacity to im
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Jun 5, 2014 11:16
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