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[Africa, Kenya] Respite for tobacco firms as court puts brakes on new rules

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
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 28, 2016 18:01
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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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[Africa, Kenya] MWANGO: Middle class slowly cigar-smoke their way to diseases

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.
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:48
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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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[Africa, Kenya] Experts say new rules for tobacco industry will not hit sales soon - VIDEO

Tobacco companies were opposed to the rules but the High Court declared the regulations valid in a victory by anti-tobacco use campaigners and the Health ministry. Health ministry said in a public notice all Kenyans and tobacco firms are bound by the new
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 1, 2016 15:03
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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] 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] 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, 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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