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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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[Kenya, Uganda] Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39
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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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[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Kenya reports FY ended Dec 31, 2015 profit before tax 7.14 bln shillings

Reuters
added Feb 25, 2016 22:32
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT: Ministry withholding vital details on Tobacco Act

has accused the Ministry of Health of refusing to provide crucial information on the Tobacco Control Act, saying this has hampered its production. In an application before High Court Judge Mumbi Ngugi, the cigarette maker claims it could not comply with s
The Standard (ke)
added Apr 28, 2015 09:13
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[Africa, Kenya] Why MPs Should Pass Tobacco Regulations

Joshua Kyallo, Director of Africa for Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids, says a tobacco epidemic is looming. He spoke to John Muchangi...the work in Africa, from TFK perspective, is primarily prevention; preventing an epidemic before it hits the continent.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 30, 2015 12:21
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[Africa, Kenya] Underage Children Smoking Trend On The Rise

The National Tobacco Control Board has raised concern over the high rate of under-age children indulging in smoking tobacco in Murang’a County. Speaking during a forum held in Murang’a NTCB chair Nancy Gachoka ... Gachoka added that they have receiv
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:06
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