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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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[Kenya] Tobacco farmers against WHO proposals

WHO says the taxes could raise more than $5 billion (Sh426 billion) in funds for world health efforts, but critics of the tax increases say they would be regressive and lead to the loss of millions of jobs
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Nov 2, 2012 14:35
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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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[Kenya] Taxman wins battle with Mastermind Tobacco

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has won a case against Mastermind Tobacco Limited over outstanding excise duty worth Sh442 million for the year 2007/08. The row arose when the cigarette manufacturer misinterpreted Finance Act, 2003 (Act No. 2003) which
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Oct 31, 2012 19:49
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Kenya tobacco firms lobby against WHO

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) held a meeting last week . . . The forum brought together different stakeholders from both the public sector and tobacco industry to discuss the direct impact of implementation of the World Health Organizatio
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Oct 1, 2012 16:48
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Using findings from a public opinion poll to build political support for tobacco control policy in Kenya

Tobacco Control
added May 24, 2012 01:45
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