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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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[Africa, Kenya] HEALTH CABINET SECRETARY TO TALK ABOUT TOBACCO USE

James Macharia, Health Cabinet secretary is this morning expected to hold a media brief on Tobacco use and the steps his ministry is taking to reduce its consumption. This is ahead of the World No Tobacco day which will be marked tomorrow. This year's th
Nairobi Star (ke)
added May 31, 2013 03:14
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[Africa, Kenya] State urged to enforce Tobacco Act

Speaking at Safari Park Hotel during a 'No To Tobacco's takeholders meeting yesterday, Vincent Kimosop from International Institute for Legislative Affairs said the government has done little to enforce the Tobacco Control Act.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added May 22, 2013 08:53
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[Africa, Kenya] Don’t expect us to puff in the Counties – BAT

(BAT) has ruled out the possibility of investing in new factories in Kenya. The company’s out going Managing Director Gary Fagan said on Tuesday that although there has been pressure from new county governments, such proposals have not been driven by fac
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Apr 30, 2013 22:16
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[Kenya] Tobacco farmers demand factory

Over 20,000 tobacco farmers in Migori have asked the county government to help identify investors for the setting up of a factory as pledged during campaigns to the March 4 elections. Through the Kenya Tobacco Farmers Association, the farmers said Migori
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Apr 2, 2013 12:39
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[Kenya] Cigarette Maker Heads for Sudan

Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Jul 4, 2005 00:00
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Costs, contracts and the narrative of prosperity: an economic analysis of smallholder tobacco farming livelihoods in Kenya

Tobacco farming households enter into contract with tobacco companies to realise perceived economic benefits. The narrative that tobacco farming is a lucrative economic undertaking for smallholder farmers, however, is inaccurate in the context of Kenya.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 4, 2018 04:57
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