Kenya: Health Ministry Wants Cigarette Taxes Raised
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Kenya: Health Ministry Wants Cigarette Taxes Raised

Nairobi : Kenya | Jun 08, 2012 at 1:31 AM PDT
Source: Africa Headlines
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Senior deputy director of public health Dr William Maina said the number of smokers is rising despite the 2007 Tobacco Control Act. "Ministry of Finance should now raise taxes to stop young people from affording cigarettes," he said in Nairobi yesterday at a forum hosted by the International Institute... FULL ARTICLE AT Africa Headlines
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The government has authorised Japan Tobacco to raise the price of cigarettes by around 100 yen (1.2 dollars) per pack
The government has authorised Japan Tobacco to raise the price of cigarettes by around 100 yen (1.2 dollars) per pack
 
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