Headlines Tagged with Kenya — 759 headlines found
is the latest craze. Patrons are flocking to shisha parlors to smoke and socialize. But the practice can be addictive and harmful, though many dabblers may not realize the dangers, according experts.
May 26, 2015 Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added May 27, 2015 16:14
This timeline provides a chronological overview of some of the main ways tobacco companies have tried to influence the development of Kenya's Tobacco Control Regulations 2014.
May 18, 2015 TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added May 18, 2015 10:40
The Attorney General has hit out at an attempt by a cigarette manufacturer to stop the implementation of the Tobacco Control Regulations... The tobacco company went to court, under a certificate of urgency, seeking to have the regulations quashed citing t
May 8, 2015 The Standard (ke)
added May 10, 2015 14:30
has accused the Ministry of Health of refusing to provide crucial information on the Tobacco Control Act, saying this has hampered its production. In an application before High Court Judge Mumbi Ngugi, the cigarette maker claims it could not comply with s
Apr 28, 2015 The Standard (ke)
added Apr 28, 2015 09:13
The new Tobacco Control Regulations 2014 requires cigarette packages to carry health warnings and pictogrammes on the front and back respectively. In an application filed at the High Court yesterday, BAT says the order is unconstitutional.
Apr 16, 2015 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Apr 17, 2015 10:51
Joshua Kyallo, Director of Africa for Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids, says a tobacco epidemic is looming. He spoke to John Muchangi...the work in Africa, from TFK perspective, is primarily prevention; preventing an epidemic before it hits the continent.
Mar 30, 2015 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 30, 2015 12:21
Last week, health officials from Africa met in Nairobi to mark 10 years of the WHO’s framework convention on tobacco control (FCTC). WHO’s regional director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti, in a speech read on her behalf by WHO’s country director, Dr Cus
Mar 2, 2015 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:32
(WHO) has ridiculed plans by cigarette manufacturers in Kenya to fly some local politicians to a beach resort for a “sensitisation retreat”. The cigarette makers are fighting stiff anti-smoking regulations that the ministry of health has proposed. Head
Mar 18, 2015 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:07
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
Mar 2, 2015 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:04
[Africa, Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Billionaires start Sh364 million global fund to defend nations like Kenya against tobacco lawsuits
Kenya can now access a Sh364 million ($4m) fund to defend itself....Cigarette maker BAT last month sued Kenya’s Ministry of Health for threatening to stop the circulation of its Dunhill Switch cigarette brand. Dunhill cigarette packs contain the taglin
Mar 19, 2015 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 19, 2015 12:09