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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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Nicotine content in cigarettes sold in Kenya, Africa market higher than in Western countries

More worrying is the new trend where youngsters are smoking shisha, which is 10 times more harmful as compared to cigarettes. The nicotine found in cigarettes in African countries is 25 per cent more concentrated than the ones sold in Western countries,
The Standard (ke)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:46
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[Africa, Kenya] Smokers to pay more for cigarettes

The push for higher taxes comes a month to implementation of new tobacco regulations that involve putting graphic illustrations on tobacco packages. "I am happy to inform the public that the tobacco regulations will come into force in about a month from n
The Standard (ke)
added Aug 17, 2016 13:45
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[Africa, Kenya] Mombasa crackdown on public smoking

Speaking to the Star at the Coast regional headquarters in Mombasa yesterday, county public health officer Joseph Kimwele said lax laws are to blame for continued smoking in public places, which exposes residents to cancer and other diseases. “The muni
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 30, 2014 19:27
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