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Review of the risks and toxicants of smokeless tobacco in Kenya

By 18 Jan 2022Jan 26th, 2022No Comments

Kenyans choosing traditional oral products and smokeless tobacco with higher cancer risk and toxicants.

A research group from the University of Nairobi’s Faculty of Medicine met to discuss the research findings of a report which has found that Kenya is choosing unregulated and potentially dangerous tobacco and traditional oral stimulants, despite safer alternatives being available on the market.

The new report titled “Review of the risks and toxicants of smokeless tobacco, areca nut and khat products available in Kenya” is a first major analysis of the health risks of traditional tobacco and oral  stimulants available in Kenya.

Click HERE to read the summary report.

Risks and toxicants of smokeless tobacco


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