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[Africa, Kenya] Religious leaders hail ban on smoking in public

Religious leaders in Nakuru have welcomed a move to ban cigarette smoking in public premises. Their sentiments comes a day after the county Public Health Office banned smoking in public areas including schools, hospitals, churches, government offices amo
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:31
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[Africa, Kenya] Alliance One International, Inc. Announces Investor Information and Arrangements for Call

it would not file its report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2015 within the required time period. The delay is related to discrepancies in accounts receivable and inventory at its Kenyan subsidiary, Alliance One Tobacco (Kenya) Limited,
PR Newswire
added Nov 8, 2015 13:59
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[Africa, Kenya] Smoking costs 'Dereva Chunga Maisha' hit singer a foot

More than two-and-a-half decades ago, his authoritative voice ruled the airwaves... He explains: “I have been a smoker since I was in Form Three... In 2007, while in England, Muthee suffered a stroke that left him partially paralysed on his left side and
The Standard (ke)
added Oct 12, 2015 21:38
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[Africa] Kenya's stand on tobacco use

The letter of support from the 40 organisations urged the Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Health, James Macharia and the Kenyan government to stand strong against the BAT attempts to derail policy advancements that protect Kenyans from tobacco’s highly addi
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Sep 29, 2015 20:56
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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] BAT Kenyan backs antitobacco lobbyists to challenge new tax proposal for cigarettes

“(As) the (proposed) tax would be calculated on differential rates, (new) systems would have to be set up to accommodate the different classes,” he said. This would add to the administrative challenges. Antismoking lobbyists argue that varying tax rates
Customs Today (pk)
added Sep 4, 2015 09:39
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[Africa, Kenya, Tanzania] Nairobi protests Dar demand on tobacco

Kenya complains that Tanzania demands that 75 per cent of the inputs into tobacco exports must be from the exporting state, contrary to the EAC Treaty. In the revised rules, the value threshold has been lowered from 35 per cent to 30 per cent on local im
East African Standard (ke)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:11
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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, Kenya] Bar owners oppose new tobacco laws

Through their lobby, Pubs and Restaurants Association Kenya, the managers and owners of restaurants fear losing revenue if smokers stay away due to the harsh conditions. Association’s Chief Executive Lillian Kalela said the regulations will increase cost
The Standard (ke)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:24
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[Africa] Kenyan tobacco firm BAT says H1 pretax profit up 8 pct

said on Thursday it posted an 8 percent rise in its first half pretax profit to 2.77 billion shillings ($27.53 million), helped by improved sales and a favourable exchange rate on export sales.
Reuters
added Jul 25, 2015 19:16
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