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[Africa] Kenya to ban shisha over health risks

Health CS Cleopa Mailu told The Star on Thursday that discussions on the ban, with various government departments, were ongoing. "We are contemplating banning shisha ... we will definitely do that," he said by phone. "We are in discussions with the Att
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[Africa] Kenya bans 'shisha' water-pipe tobacco smoking

Kenya has banned with immediate effect the smoking of water-pipe tobacco, commonly known as shisha. The country becomes the third in the region, after Tanzania and Rwanda, to impose a ban on shisha smoking in a span of less than two years. Other countr
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 16:57
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[Africa, Kenya] Shisha smoking still popular in Nairobi night clubs

3.1 million Kenyans exposed to exhaled tobacco smoke mainly in nightclubs. Cigarette sales are declining in many parts of the world, but shisha smoking is on the rise.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 15:30
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[Africa, Kenya] Big Tobacco’s ‘healthier’ alternatives to cigarettes meets skepticism

During a stakeholders’ meeting held in Nairobi two weeks ago, Leadership Impact Dynamics founder Ade Adeyam said the industry must offer alternative products as a tool to help stop smoking. “We believe we can have a big impact on public health by promot
East African Standard (ke)
added Dec 26, 2017 03:52
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[Kenya] Shisha ban: A doctor's view on why you should drop that 'dirty' pipe

It is popular due to the common misconception that the nicotine content in shisha is lower than that of cigarettes and that water used in this form of tobacco intake works as a filter, removing all the hazardous chemicals such as carbon monoxide, nicotin
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 25, 2017 21:06
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[Africa] Kenyans speak their minds following ban of Shisha tobacco smoking in Rwanda

The ban of Shisha tobacco smoking by Rwanda's Ministry of Health has sparked wild and hilarious reactions from Kenyans - Through a public notice published on Friday, December 15, the Ministry of Health in Rwanda declared use, advertisement and importation
Tuko (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:27
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[Africa, Kenya] Rwanda bans shisha smoking following Tanzania's lead

Rwanda becomes the second country in Africa to ban shisha smoking after Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli imposed the ban in July last year. Other countries with similar bans are Pakistan, Jordan, Singapore and Saudi Arabia.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:13
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[Africa, Kenya, USA] Tobacco firms ordered to revise warnings on packs

Early this year, Kenyan courts adopted similar measures after a case challenging new laws governing the manufacture, sale and advertising of tobacco products was dismissed, allowing the rules to take effect immediately. A Court of Appeal declined to gra
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:45
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Nicotine content in cigarettes sold in Kenya, Africa market higher than in Western countries

More worrying is the new trend where youngsters are smoking shisha, which is 10 times more harmful as compared to cigarettes. The nicotine found in cigarettes in African countries is 25 per cent more concentrated than the ones sold in Western countries,
The Standard (ke)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:46
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[Kenya] Big tobacco firms forced to run anti-smoking ads after 'lying' to public

The case is of interest to Kenya where cigarette makers have used such misleading marketing tags for decades. Some of the deceptive statements such as "low tar, light, ultra light and mild" have been used widely in the country. The Kenya Tobacco Contr
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:31
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