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Draft law set to tighten noose on bar owners

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Leaders and residents of Nyandarua County have endorsed a controversial Bill that seeks to address the sharp increase in the consumption of second-generation alcoholic brews.

Draft law set to tighten noose on bar owners

By By ANTONY GITONGA | 7 years ago

Alcohol levy will tax firms to line pockets

Alcohol levy will tax firms to line pockets

Article 8 of the Alcoholic Drinks Control (Amendment) Bill, 2012 gives the relevant Cabinet Secretary power to charge brewers and importers of alcoholic beverages a “treatment and rehabilitation levy” of not less than two per cent of the price of the alcoholic drinks at the point of manufacture or importation.

Editorial | 8 years ago

New laws on alcohol call for sober minds

Before President Kibaki signed the Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill 2009 into law, this newspaper warned that though well-meaning, the Bill needed to be reviewed because of flaws that could render it bad law.

| 11 years ago

Kenya erupts into chang'aa, busaa party on day one

One would have thought Kenya had stumbled on a thousand oil basins as chang'aa and busaa parties popped up across the country.

| 11 years ago

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