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[Africa, Kenya] Cigarette makers using devious ways to advertise to children, bypassing anti-tobacco law

International Institute for Legislative Affairs chief executive Emma Wanyonyi said the industry is openly advertising cigarettes through conspicuous shop displays at the eye-level of young children....one local company has started printing the graphic war
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:01
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[Africa, Asia] Chimpanzee who lived on cigarettes, soda and sweets at Iraqi zoo is set for a new life at Kenyan sanctuary... and he's even managed to quit smoking!

A chimpanzee who lived on cigarettes, fizzy drinks and sweets at an Iraqi zoo is set for a new life at a Kenyan sanctuary. Manno was separated from his mother shortly after birth and smuggled to the city of Dohuk in Iraqi Kurdistan where he was locked i
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:21
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[Africa, Kenya] Soaring number of women smokers alarming

the trend is worrying in developing countries such as Kenya, with the gap between prevalence rates between men and women smoking shrinking. It is estimated that 79 men and 39 women die every week in Kenya due to tobacco-related illness. Globally, women
Daily Nation (ke)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:37
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[Africa, Kenya] New firm to buy 10,000 tobacco farmers’ crops

More than 10,000 tobacco farmers in Migori county — stuck with their crop after BAT pulled out — will be helped by a new company. Eastobac Ltd, which also buys tobacco from Uganda and Zimbabwe, will buy the Kenyan harvest.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Oct 29, 2016 15:50
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[Africa, Kenya] British American Tobacco (BAT) fights State over new tough smoking rules

BAT asked the Court of Appeal to allow its argument that the regulations ought not see the light of the day. On its part, the State told the court that there was nothing unconstitutional about the regulations, which among other things required gory images
The Standard (ke)
added Oct 19, 2016 15:11
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT seeks nine more months to implement new tobacco rules

New graphic health warnings on cigarette packs. BAT Kenya Ltd is seeking nine more months before it can implement health warnings contained in the 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations that took effect on September 26
Daily Nation (ke)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:57
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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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