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[Africa] Rwanda, Kenya ban shisha smoking following Tanzania’s lead

Rwanda and Kenya have banned shisha smoking, becoming the second and third African countries respectively to put bans in place. Tanzania was the first African country to implement a ban after President John Magufuli outlawed shisha smoking in July. Rwan
East African Monitor (uk)
added Dec 31, 2017 18:46
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[Africa, Kenya] MP raids shisha smoking den two days after ban

An MP from Mombasa raided a joint and flashed out youth she said were smoking shisha two days after the tobacco substance was banned by the Health ministry. Mishi Mboko (Likoni) said she found youth smoking the banned product and ordered them to leave a
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Dec 30, 2017 23:50
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[Africa, Kenya] Shisha businesspeople up in arms over ban

''This is going to put us out of employment. The government ought to have banned substances used to make shisha, and not shisha as a whole,'' John Kirwa, a young man who owns a shisha-smoking joint in Pipeline says. The government imposed the ban over c
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Dec 30, 2017 00:00
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[Africa, Kenya] Mombasa residents welcome Shisha ban

Revelers smoking shisha at Flamingo Hotel in Mombasa [Photo/the-star.co.ke] A section of Mombasa residents has welcomed the national government’s move to ban shisha sale and smoking across the nation. According to the residents, the government deserves
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 23:59
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[Africa, Kenya] Fifteen businessmen move to court seeking to quash ban on shisha

In a petition filed at the High Court on Friday, they claim that the Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopha Mailu did not act within his powers when he declared smoking of the product illegal. The businessmen argue that Dr Mailu failed to spell out the disease
The Standard (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 23:57
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[Africa, Kenya] Misconceptions people have about shisha

Most people believe shisha smoke is filtered as it passes through water, removing harmful ingredients. This is not true, as passing tobacco smoke through water does not filter out cancer-causing chemicals. The smoke is still dangerous to your heart and l
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:31
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[Africa] Kenyans speak their minds following ban of shisha

Kenyans from all walks of life have reacted differently and in some instances hilariously to the ban of shisha tobacco smoking in the country - Whereas there are those who think the decision to declare shisha illegal was a wise move, others disagree and t
Tuko (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:30
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[Africa, Kenya] End of party for shisha smoke lovers as Health CS bans sale

This ban makes Kenya the third East African country to ban shisha smoking after Tanzania and Rwanda. The smoke of 100 or more cigarettes is inhaled in a single session.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:29
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[Africa] Mailu bans shisha smoking in Kenya, cites health risks

The government has banned smoking of shisha. Health CS Cleopa Mailu, in a gazette notice yesterday, said they had banned the importation, manufacture, advertising and sale of shisha in this country. Anyone found contravening the new rules will be liable
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:27
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[Africa, Kenya] Shisha traders move to court to challenge Gov’t ban on commodity

The High Court has on Friday rejected a petition to lift the government ban on Shisha dashing the hopes of scores of Shisha lovers and businessmen who now claim the ban will cost them millions of shillings and cost jobs. The High Court however gave the
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:27
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