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Nearly 40% of cancer deaths could be prevented by eight simple lifestyle changes and would stop 3.1 million from dying each year

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:21+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Alcohol Control, Blog, Tobacco Control|

Nearly 40 per cent of cancer deaths could be prevented with eight simple lifestyle changes, new research has concluded. Quitting smoking, eating healthier and boozing less would help stop the disease, which claims 8.2 million lives worldwide each year. Scientists suggest those three habits can be blamed for 30.4 per cent of all cancer deaths, [...]

Delayed law saves consumers higher beer, cigarrettes and juice prices

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:27+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Alcohol Control, Notices, Public Health, Tobacco Control|

Kenyan consumers have been spared higher prices of beer, juices, kerosene, water and second-hand cars after Parliament delayed the enforcement of a new law that empowers the taxman to charge new taxes that Treasury secretary Henry Rotich introduced in his June budget. The Excise Duty Bill, which increased levies on the items, was to take [...]

County government puts Nairobi shisha joints on notice

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:27+00:00 November 6th, 2015|Alcohol Control, County News|

By Patrick Alushula All shisha joints in Nairobi will now have to get a licence before being allowed to operate, the county government has directed. The County Alcoholic Drinks Control Board will partner with the County Inter Agency Committee to conduct surveillance and inspection of all shisha joints to curb the rising number of people [...]

President reinstates higher taxes on beer, cigarettes, used cars, juices and water

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:28+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Alcohol Control, Bills, Tobacco Control|

President Uhuru Kenyatta has reinstated the higher taxes on beer, cigarettes, used cars, juices and water after he rejected the lower duties proposed by MPs in the Excise Duty Bill, 2015. The President’s proposed higher taxes are contained in a memo to MPs following his rejection of the Bill passed in Parliament, arguing that the [...]

KAPA Strategic Plan

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:34+00:00 January 21st, 2015|Alcohol Control, Public Health|

Strategic planning is a critical element for articulating a shared vision, and for building and sustaining partnerships that are necessary for Kenya National Alcohol Control and Policy Alliance (KAPA) to work on specific goals. The key to a strategic plan which is fit for purpose is to identify the needs that are shared by all [...]

The National Drug Control Authority Bill, 2011

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:34+00:00 January 20th, 2015|Alcohol Control, Bills, Public Health|

AN ACT of Parliament to establish an institutional framework for the control of drug and chemical substances abuse and for the formulation and implementation of policy thereto and for connected purposes. Download Full Document in PDF

National Alcohol Policy

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:34+00:00 January 20th, 2015|Alcohol Control, Policies, Public Health|

The National Alcohol Policy is intended to provide a framework through which interventions that address all aspects of the use and abuse of alcohol in the country in terms of production distribution, consumption and regulation can be addressed in a systematic and coordinated fashion. This document recognizes the fact that alcohol is harmful to some [...]

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