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[Africa] Kenya’s Court of Appeal Rejects British American Tobacco Suit, Upholds Tobacco Control Regulations

Today’s decision sends an unequivocal message that African governments can and should move ahead with efforts to reduce tobacco use even in the face of legal challenges from tobacco companies. Around the world, the largest multinational tobacco companies
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:49
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[Africa, Kenya] Blow to cigarette manufacturers as court rules sanctions to remain

Court of Appeal ruled that the sanctions are reasonable and justified. “It is clear that the purpose of the regulations prescribing health warnings through packaging and labeling of tobacco products was to achieve the objects of the Tobacco Act by provid
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Feb 17, 2017 21:20
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[Africa] WANYONYI: Why Kenya needs effective tobacco control regulations

sad to note that 10 years down the line, the country is yet to finalise regulations to bring into effect sections of the Act that need further elaboration. Even with this and related challenges, Kenya has remained a leader in tobacco control and a model
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:23
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[Africa, Kenya] Children highly exposed to tobacco, survey shows

According to Consumers Information Network survey report released yesterday, the sale of tobacco products around schools has seen a large percentage of children take up smoking and use of other forms of tobacco.
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Jan 26, 2017 14:45
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[Africa, Kenya] Lobby calls for stringent tobacco laws

Campaigners fighting tobacco trade have petitioned the Ministry of Health to stringently enforce the Tobacco Control Act saying its public health benefits outweigh commercial gains for cigarette makers. “The petition is to call for more effective implem
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jan 13, 2017 18:04
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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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