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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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[Africa, Kenya] Health minister defends strict tobacco rules in battle with manufacturer

Health secretary James Macharia has termed the introduction of a levy on cigarette manufacturers to regulate the tobacco industry as justified. Mr Macharia says in court documents that the fee is reasonable and does not constitute violation of rights to
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Aug 4, 2015 09:39
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[Africa, Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Billionaires start Sh364 million global fund to defend nations like Kenya against tobacco lawsuits

Kenya can now access a Sh364 million ($4m) fund to defend itself....Cigarette maker BAT last month sued Kenya’s Ministry of Health for threatening to stop the circulation of its Dunhill Switch cigarette brand. Dunhill cigarette packs contain the taglin
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 19, 2015 12:09
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[Africa, Kenya] Shocker images to make smokers quit

In the “Tobacco Kills, Quit Now!” campaign, the public will be treated to images of dying babies... Funded by the World Lung Foundation, it will will combine public service announcements on TV and radio and community posters in both Kiswahili and English
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:56
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[Kenya] TOBACCO COMPANIES WILL FIGHT GOVT DIRECTIVE TO PUT PICTORIALS

British American Tobacco Regulatory affairs manager Selena Olende says the pictorials will hurt their business. She however says if the law is passed, they will comply.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Oct 26, 2012 17:46
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[Africa, Kenya] Tough rules to curb smoking take effect

Tobacco manufacturers and importers will have to increase the size of health warnings on the packs. They will also have to include graphic images illustrating tobacco-associated illnesses. The move by the Ministry of Health is aimed at reducing the allur
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 1, 2016 15:01
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