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[Africa, Kenya] Sacked Alliance One Tobacco workers demand their dues

Former employees of an American tobacco company have accused the firm of withholding their dues. The 258 workers were laid off in 2015, when Alliance One Tobacco scaled down their operations in Kenya. In an affidavit filed in court, their representative,
The Standard (ke)
added Jun 5, 2017 21:08
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT loses bid to ban grisly photos from cigarette packs

The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld the constitutionaity of a law regulating tobacco and requiring warning labels and repulsive pictures. The ruling was a setback to tobacco manufacturers who said the law was sweeping and unconstitutional.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:57
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[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Kenya says resignation of finance director

* Says resignation of Philip Lopokoiyit as finance director effective May 1, 2017
Reuters
added Feb 17, 2017 23:32
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[Africa, Kenya] 11 million risk of contracting tobacco-related diseases

(WHO) says the total mortality rate from non-communicable diseases in Kenya stood at 27 per cent in 2014. Kenya Stepwise Survey 2015 further indicates that the poor are the heaviest smokers at 18 per cent while the rich constitute of 10 per cent.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:55
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[Kenya, South Africa, Uganda] African health ministers vow stricter anti-tobacco laws

Senior government ministers from South Africa, Kenya and Uganda pledged Tuesday to tighten tobacco control laws in their countries by introducing plain packaging on cigarette packets, a move which came on the international World No Tobacco Day.
Anadolu Agency
added Jun 1, 2016 18:46
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[Kenya, South Africa, Uganda] African health ministers vow stricter anti-tobacco laws

Senior government ministers from South Africa, Kenya and Uganda pledged Tuesday to tighten tobacco control laws in their countries by introducing plain packaging on cigarette packets, a move which came on the international World No Tobacco Day.
Journal of Turkish Weekly (JTW) (tr)
added May 31, 2016 20:22
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[Kenya, South Africa] Amid Global Push For Tobacco Plain Packaging, IP And Health Rights Bog Down Africa

“There is not an ‘African’ response to plain packaging,” Marty Logan, communications manager of Framework Convention Alliance, an umbrella group of civil society organisations, based in Geneva, told Intellectual Property Watch. There are 44 African coun
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added May 19, 2016 20:33
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Africa Economy: Kenya urged to increase taxation on tobacco products

"The implementation of Kenya's Act requires strengthening and improved enforcement to address weaknesses across key policy domains that include health warnings, tobacco taxation, and public education," Professor Geoffrey Fong, the project Principal Inves
Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 15, 2015 19:27
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Ministry Of Health Defending Right To Protect Kenyans From Tobacco In Big Tobacco Lawsuit

the Ministry of Health prepares to defend itself from litigation brought by British American Tobacco (BAT) . The letter urges Secretary Macharia and the Kenyan government to stand strong against tobacco industry attempts to derail policy advancements that
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Sep 28, 2015 19:56
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[Africa, Kenya] KABAKA: Here's To The People Who've Saved Lives Through Tobacco Law

In 2007, Kenya passed the Tobacco Control Act, legislation aimed at reducing tobacco consumption. The Act domesticates the FCTC and provides for the banning of all forms of advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products. It also bans smoking
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:04
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