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[Africa, Kenya] Tough rules to curb smoking take effect

Tobacco manufacturers and importers will have to increase the size of health warnings on the packs. They will also have to include graphic images illustrating tobacco-associated illnesses. The move by the Ministry of Health is aimed at reducing the allur
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 1, 2016 15:01
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[Africa, Kenya] Cigarette companies to pay hefty levy for tobacco effects

Smokers will pay an additional Sh650 million in taxes a year following the enactment of new laws seeking to discourage cigarette consumption. It is expected the newest charges will raise the cost of cigarettes across the various brands, which is already a
The Standard (ke)
added Aug 31, 2016 14:45
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[Africa] Ten million Kenyans at risk of lung cancer

Exposure to the lit end of a cigarette, pipe or cigar or exhaled smoke mainly occurs in bars or nightclubs. Another three million are exposed to tobacco smoke at home. The survey says some Kenyans are so addicted to tobacco they inhale it within 30 minute
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 1, 2016 15:00
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[Africa, Kenya] Images of cancerous lungs on packs to dissuade smokers

Yesterday the Health ministry said the graphic warnings on the dangers of smoking, including of punctured throats and cancerous lungs, will be printed on all cigarette packs. The Tobacco Control Regulations, 2014, require both pictorial and text health
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Aug 17, 2016 13:46
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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] More punitive taxes as State takes cancer war to smokers

a worried government, whose intensified anti-smoking campaigns seem to have had little impact, is now mulling a further deterrent tax regime and other legislative regulations to arrest the fatal attraction to the cancer stick. According to Health Cabine
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Aug 17, 2016 13:43
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[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Kenya posts HY profit after tax of 2.15 bln shillings

Reuters
added Jul 15, 2016 18:30
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[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Kenya posts HY profit after tax of 2.15 bln shillings

* Six months ended 30 june 2016 profit after tax 2.15 billion shillings versus 1.94 billion shillings year ago
Reuters
added Jul 15, 2016 12:06
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[Africa, Kenya] The troubles of tobacco smoke addiction

Again, there are no statistics in Kenya to show the number of deaths directly linked to smoking. But in Joel’s mind there is no doubt that thousands, if not millions, of Kenyan lives are lost...At the Smoking Cessation Clinic, the programme to quit smokin
The Standard (ke)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:24
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[Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe] Alliance One International Reports Improved Fiscal Year 2016 and Fourth Quarter Earnings

"Despite a challenging foreign exchange environment with a strengthening U.S. dollar, quality impacts from El Nino weather patterns, smaller crops in some markets and oversupply leaf trading conditions, net income increased to $65.5 million from a net los
PR Newswire
added Jul 12, 2016 15:20
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