Browsing: Smoking reduction plan

  • Nicotine pouches are being produced in Kenya that are selling across Africa and globally, but, in Kenya itself, they are banned
  • This World No Tobacco Day, Kenya appears to be further than ever from reducing cigarette sales and smoking
  • Smoking kills more people every year than the Covid-19 pandemic killed worldwide and throughout its entirety

This World No Tobacco Day, Kenya appears to be further than ever from reducing cigarette sales and smoking.

Its decision not to have any smoking reduction plan or policy since 2015, is proving to be good news for the smoking industry. For, without it, the government’s cocktail of ignoring nicotine replacement therapies and banning tobacco alternatives is leading to a surge in cigarette sales, according to global market researchers, in an unexpected windfall for the country’s cigarette producers.

For those of us who clamour for nicotine alternatives, the irony is we are frequently silenced