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PARLIAMENT MULLS TOBACCO AD BAN

News, 13 July 2000


Following a recent similar move in Brazil [WAMN, 9-Jun-00], members of the Kenyan parliament are promoting a bill to ban cigarette-related advertising as of next year. The legislation also proposes that all public places provide designated non-smoking areas.

If parliament approves the bill, it will be the first tobacco ad ban imposed any nation in east central Africa

News source: Advertising Age - International Daily