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    Nationmedia.com | Daily Nation | NEWS EXTRA | Smoking law finally takes effect today
    Smoking law finally takes effect today

    Story by MIKE MWANIKI
    Publication Date: 7/8/2008
    Smokers beware — puffing away in public will be illegal from Tuesday.
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    An ashtray. Recent research indicates that seven out of 10 smokers start the habit when they are teenagers. Photo/FILE
    And as if that is not enough, smokers will only be allowed to buy a minimum of 10 cigarettes in a packet whereas retailers will commit an offence if they sell cigarettes to children under the age of 18.

    The order comes into force with the Tobacco Control Act.

    And offenders flouting the sweeping ban will be liable to harsh penalties, including fines ranging from Sh50,000 to Sh3 million and/or imprisonment for a term ranging from six months to three years.

    Restricted places

    The Act, which was passed by Parliament in August last year, aims at protecting the public from the hazardous effects of tobacco and its products, Public Health and Sanitation minister Beth Mugo said Monday.

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    Hopefully they can still tell racist jokes.
     
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    Doil!!:lol:
     
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    Thank goodness all the tobacco growers have already diversified into marijuana and opium.....
     
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    Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha! :clap2:

    pretty 'good one' allie.... lmao
     
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    Yeah, but now marijuana is tied to schizophrenia, what will they do?
     
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    This is a prime example why the hard left is just as bad as the hard right.


    But, let AFRICA do what it wants... WE still have a Constitution.
     
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    Smoking is bad for you?

    Why wasn't I informed?
     
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    We'll never be truly free until the left-wing nuts figure out they can pervert the castle doctrine to kill smokers by shooting them in the back.
     

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