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BAT protests more tobacco taxes
MAY 12, 2018: Cigarette maker British American Tobacco Kenya (BAT) has ratcheted up pressure against further increases in excise duty. The Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed cigarette maker repeated on Friday that “unpredictable” tax increases are a threat to its Kenya business.
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The WHO FCTC, another good but eurocentric and incompatible global governance tool: the reason why SADC states must delay, modify or avoid its domestication
MAY 9, 2018: In the mid-1990s, the United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Boutros Boutros Ghali called and emphasized on ‘the internationalization of the problems of human rights and democracy; creation of international rules, regulations, regimes and institutions in order to effectively and collectively establish, address..
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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)