Headlines Tagged with Kenya — 753 headlines found
[Africa, Kenya] Cigarette makers using devious ways to advertise to children, bypassing anti-tobacco law
International Institute for Legislative Affairs chief executive Emma Wanyonyi said the industry is openly advertising cigarettes through conspicuous shop displays at the eye-level of young children....one local company has started printing the graphic war
Dec 23, 2016 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:01
[Africa, Asia] Chimpanzee who lived on cigarettes, soda and sweets at Iraqi zoo is set for a new life at Kenyan sanctuary... and he's even managed to quit smoking!
A chimpanzee who lived on cigarettes, fizzy drinks and sweets at an Iraqi zoo is set for a new life at a Kenyan sanctuary. Manno was separated from his mother shortly after birth and smuggled to the city of Dohuk in Iraqi Kurdistan where he was locked i
Dec 9, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:21
the trend is worrying in developing countries such as Kenya, with the gap between prevalence rates between men and women smoking shrinking. It is estimated that 79 men and 39 women die every week in Kenya due to tobacco-related illness. Globally, women
Nov 28, 2016 Daily Nation (ke)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:37
More than 10,000 tobacco farmers in Migori county — stuck with their crop after BAT pulled out — will be helped by a new company. Eastobac Ltd, which also buys tobacco from Uganda and Zimbabwe, will buy the Kenyan harvest.
Oct 29, 2016 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Oct 29, 2016 15:50
BAT asked the Court of Appeal to allow its argument that the regulations ought not see the light of the day. On its part, the State told the court that there was nothing unconstitutional about the regulations, which among other things required gory images
Oct 19, 2016 The Standard (ke)
added Oct 19, 2016 15:11
New graphic health warnings on cigarette packs. BAT Kenya Ltd is seeking nine more months before it can implement health warnings contained in the 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations that took effect on September 26
Oct 3, 2016 Daily Nation (ke)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:57
Kenyan cigarette makers and traders have been saved from immediately implementing tough new tobacco law after the Court of Appeal issued a 30-day stay order and the State allowed dealers time to sell old stocks till end of next month. The stringent toba
Sep 28, 2016 Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 28, 2016 18:01
(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.
Sep 17, 2016 Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:55
Dr Peter Munyu, a pulmonary and critical care specialist at Aga Khan University Hospital, said there is a lot of misinformation about cigars and shisha; and it is deliberate so that people feel secure when smoking.
Sep 14, 2016 Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:48
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.
Sep 1, 2016 Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 1, 2016 15:05