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Tobacco: Kenya court rejects BAT suit, upholds control regulations

Matthew Myers

Kenya’s Court of Appeal in Nairobi on Friday, February 17 2017 upheld the country’s 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations, affirming a lower court’s findings and rejecting legal challenges to the regulations from British American Tobacco (BAT) Kenya. Activists have described the court’s decision as a resounding victory for public health and one that allows the government to move forward with implementing ...

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Anti-tobacco advocates demand probe into BAT dealings

Akinbode Oluwafemi

As BAT celebrates another year of profits, anti-tobacco groups in Nigeria join global day of action to demand an investigation into grey areas On the heels of allegations of questionable dealings in Africa by the British American Tobacco (BAT), the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) on Tuesday joined advocates in Africa, UK and Latin America to demand ...

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ERA/FoEN, 40 others back Kenya over BAT litigation


The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) and about 40 other organisations from across Africa and around the world have submitted a letter of support to Cabinet Secretary for Health, James Macharia, as the Kenyan Ministry of Health prepares to defend itself from litigation brought by British American Tobacco (BAT) which the groups accuse of employing litigation to ...

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