Tag - Tobacco Indutry

Kenya: Experts welcome move to tax nicotine pouches

In the budget statement on June 10, 2021, Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury Ukur Yatani noted that innovations in the  tobacco industry have led to the introduction of new nicotine delivery products,  such as Lyft. Yatani said: “These new products do not fall in the classification of tobacco  products existing in the Excise Duty Act...

We can build a fairer, healthier Africa when we effectively tackle the maneuvers of the tobacco industry.

Lomé, 07 April 2021 This year, World Health Day mandates us to reflect on measures to make the world fairer and healthier. The World Health Organization notes that the world is currently an unequal one because “as COVID-19 has highlighted, some people are able to live healthier lives and have better access to health services...