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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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[Africa, Kenya] VIDEO: Govt Announces Raft of Measures to Fight Tobacco Smoking

In a new campaign that is designed to shock and discourage smokers, cigarette manufacturers will be required to feature graphic images showing the effect of tobacco on users. Michael Njenga now reports on the regulations that have been approved and gazett
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:51
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[Kenya, Sweden] Gigwise New Swedish star talks tennis, cigarettes and recording duets with his girlfriend

Magnusson recently travelled to Africa in search of a new direction and stumbled across his new guise whilst smoking the 'second best cigarettes in Kenya'. The Swedish singer tells Gigwise of his hopes for Sportsman and why he felt it was time to go solo
Gigwise (uk)
added Mar 25, 2013 16:54
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[Africa] Tobacco: A Blessing and a Poison for Kenya’s Women Farmers

“I plant it just because it brings me money … Otherwise, the smoke during curing is too toxic and it burns.” But this is a dangerous practice. The World Health Organization (WHO) warns that nicotine absorbed through the skin from handling wet tobacco lea
News Deeply: Women and Girls (Gates Foundation)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:35
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[Africa, Kenya] Rising cigarette prices fail to reduce smoking

The cheap cost of cigarettes in Kenya —sold as a single stick instead of by the pack as required by law — is keeping smokers on a habit... “Young people, the less-educated and people with lower incomes are paying more for cigarettes and spending a greate
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 30, 2017 21:17
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT loses major case against printing gory images on cigarette packets

British American Tobacco filed an appeal seeking nine months to implement health warnings contained in the 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations, which took effect in September last year. They claimed it would cost about Sh93 million in one financial year to
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:01
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[Africa, Kenya] EDITORIAL: Enforce new tobacco rules

The biggest problem with tobacco is the addiction that makes smokers ignore the evident risk to their lives. The best thing about the new rules is that they directly target smokers and cigarette manufacturers.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 1, 2016 15:05
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