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After public smoking was banned in Kenya , each town clerk was assigned the duty of posting notices in Kiswahili to that effect. See how different councils posted their notice: Other councils are still working on theirs……. The Mombasa Town Clerk wrote: Uvutaji wa sigara umepigwa marufuku kuanzia leo.Watakaopatikana wakikiuka amri hii wataadhibiwa kwa mujibu wa sheria. Nyote zingatieni. The Kiambu Town Clerk: Wanyuanji wa thigara washunge sana . Unyuanji wa thigara bere ya watu hata huko ije umefigwa marufuku na kaju kuanjia reo. The Machakos Town Clerk: Wavulutanji tusikala wasunge sana . Sasa kuvuluta tusikala ni maluvuku na kanzu ya Masaku itawasukulia atua kuvwa sana . The Kisumu Town Clerk: Atenson Plis!!! Mifuto sgara adharani sasa omepigwa marofuku. Okipaatwa, ibiro yie Kodiaga! Apana furuta Plis!! Wajir Town Clerk: Habana iko buruta sigara. Yeye lishapigwa marufuk na sisi tagaamata mutu b hahala yaghe kiburuta. Kericho Town Clerk: Gutoga leo gugunywa na gufuruta sigara sisi nagshagataasa. Haguna!! Charipu wee taona!!! Kisii and Nyamira Town Clerk Akuna kukunywa sigara hapa ndani na inche kuansia reo. Mutakaobatikana mutakura kiboko saa hiyo hiyo. Wote munaombua kujiatari sana. Other Councils are still working on theirs…..

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Apophis   

The Mombasa Town Clerk wrote: Uvutaji wa sigara umepigwa marufuku kuanzia leo.Watakaopatikana wakikiuka amri hii wataadhibiwa kwa mujibu wa sheria. Nyote zingatieni.

 

Smokers will be hit with *something* from today. Those who break this rule will answer to the law. Warning to all.

 

The Kiambu Town Clerk: Wanyuanji wa thigara washunge sana . Unyuanji wa thigara bere ya watu hata huko ije umefigwa marufuku na kaju kuanjia reo. The Machakos Town Clerk: Wavulutanji tusikala wasunge sana . Sasa kuvuluta tusikala ni maluvuku na kanzu ya Masaku itawasukulia atua kuvwa sana

 

Can't do this. Who spells cigarettes that way??

 

The Kisumu Town Clerk: Atenson Plis!!! Mifuto sgara adharani sasa omepigwa marofuku. Okipaatwa, ibiro yie Kodiaga! Apana furuta Plis!!

 

More broken Swahili

 

Wajir Town Clerk: Habana iko buruta sigara. Yeye lishapigwa marufuk na sisi tagaamata mutu b hahala yaghe kiburuta

 

No smoking here. You'll be hit with a fine *something something*

 

Kericho Town Clerk: Gutoga leo gugunywa na gufuruta sigara sisi nagshagataasa. Haguna!! Charipu wee taona!!! Kisii and Nyamira Town Clerk Akuna kukunywa sigara hapa ndani na inche kuansia reo. Mutakaobatikana mutakura kiboko saa hiyo hiyo. Wote munaombua kujiatari sana.

 

Broken, broken, broken!

 

The only right sounding Swahili is the Mombasa one followed by Wajir

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Aaliyyah   

oba hiloowlow;885590 wrote:
lol why cigarettes though

 

 

Smoking and your health

 

 

Smoking is a greater cause of death and disability than any single disease, says the World Health Organisation (WHO).

 

Dr Trisha Macnair last medically reviewed this article in May 2011.

 

How does smoking affect health?

 

Cigarette smoke contains about 4,000 different chemicals which can damage the cells and systems of the human body. These include at least 80 chemicals that can cause cancer (including tar, arsenic, benzene, cadmium and formaldehyde) nicotine (a highly addictive chemical which hooks a smoker into their habit) and hundreds of other poisons such as cyanide, carbon monoxide and ammonia.

 

Every time a smoker inhales, these chemicals are drawn into the body where they interfere with cell function and cause problems ranging from cell death to genetic changes which lead to cancer.

 

This is why tobacco smoking is a known or probable cause of approximately 25 diseases. According to WHO figures, smoking is responsible for approximately five million deaths worldwide every year. However it also contributes to, or aggravates many other diseases and may play a part in many more deaths. Even the WHO says that its impact on world health isn’t fully assessed.

 

WHO says smoking is a greater cause of death and disability than any single disease. By 2020, the WHO expects the worldwide death toll to reach 10 million, causing 17.7 per cent of all deaths in developed countries.

 

There are believed to be 1.1 billion smokers in the world, 800 million of them in developing countries.

 

Top

 

Risk factors of smoking

 

People take up smoking for a variety of reasons. Young people are especially vulnerable because of pressure from their peers and the image that smoking is clever, cool or 'grown-up'. Just trying a few cigarettes can be enough to become addicted.

 

Many people say that smoking helps them to feel more relaxed or cope with stress but nicotine is a stimulant not a relaxant, so it doesn’t help stress. What people are describing is more likely to be relief from their craving or withdrawal symptoms.

 

Top

 

Smoking damage

 

There are hundreds of examples and volumes of research showing how cigarette smoking damages the body. For example, UK studies show that smokers in their 30s and 40s are five times more likely to have a heart attack than non-smokers.

 

Smoking contributes to coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries) where the heart’s blood supply becomes narrowed or blocked, starving the heart muscle of vital nutrients and oxygen, resulting in a heart attack. As a result smokers have a greatly increased risk of needing complex and risky heart bypass surgery. Smoking also increases the risk of having a stroke, because of damage to the heart and arteries to the brain.

 

If you smoke for a lifetime, there is a 50 per cent chance that your eventual death will be smoking-related - half of all these deaths will be in middle age.

 

Top

 

Smoking and lung problems

 

Smoking does enormous damage to the lungs, especially because these tissues are in the direct firing line for the poisons in smoke. As a result there is a huge increase in the risk of lung cancer, which kills more than 20,000 people in the UK every year.

 

US studies have shown that men who smoke increase their chances of dying from the disease by more than 22 times.

 

Women who smoke increase this risk by nearly 12 times.

 

Lung cancer is a difficult cancer to treat - long term survival rates are poor. Smoking also increases the risk of the following cancers:

•Oral

•Uterine

•Liver

•Kidney

•Bladder

•Stomach

•Cervical

•Leukaemia

 

Even more common among smokers is a group of lung conditions called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD which encompasses chronic bronchitis and emphysema. These conditions cause progressive and irreversible lung damage, and make it increasingly difficult for a person to breathe.

 

Top

 

Harm to children from smoking

 

Smoking in pregnancy greatly increases the risk of miscarriage, is associated with lower birth weight babies, and inhibits child development. Smoking by parents following the birth is linked to sudden infant death syndrome, or cot death, and higher rates of infant respiratory illness, such as bronchitis, colds, and pneumonia.

 

Top

 

Smoking and young people

 

Smoking is particularly damaging in young people.

 

Evidence shows people who start smoking in their youth - aged 11 to 15 - are three times more likely to die a premature death than someone who takes up smoking at the age of 20.

 

They are also more likely to be hooked for life. Nicotine, an ingredient of tobacco, is highly addictive – it takes on average on about six cigarettes before nicotine receptors in the brain are switched on, generating a craving for nicotine which may continue for the rest of the persons life. In less than one packet of cigarettes, a person’s brain can be changed forever from that of a non-smoker to a nicotine addicted smoker.

 

Although the health risks of smoking are cumulative, giving up can yield health benefits, regardless of the age of the patient, or the length of time they have been smoking.

 

If you join a proper smoking-cessation service, using all available help including medication and counselling, your chances of quitting may be as high as one in three (compared to just three per cent if you go it alone).

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Apophis   

Yeah, but would you rather be a smoker checking out at the golden age of 65 or reach 80 and be, essentially, kept like a baby? I'd rather enjoy it and check out early.

 

Besides, what's the point of living after 70? Seriously.

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Aaliyyah;885598 wrote:
Smoking and your health

 

 

Smoking is a greater cause of death and disability than any single disease, says the World Health Organisation (WHO).

 

Dr Trisha Macnair last medically reviewed this article in May 2011.

 

How does smoking affect health?

 

Cigarette smoke contains about 4,000 different chemicals which can damage the cells and systems of the human body. These include at least 80 chemicals that can cause cancer (including tar, arsenic, benzene, cadmium and formaldehyde) nicotine (a highly addictive chemical which hooks a smoker into their habit) and hundreds of other poisons such as cyanide, carbon monoxide and ammonia.

 

Every time a smoker inhales, these chemicals are drawn into the body where they interfere with cell function and cause problems ranging from cell death to genetic changes which lead to cancer.

 

This is why tobacco smoking is a known or probable cause of approximately 25 diseases. According to WHO figures, smoking is responsible for approximately five million deaths worldwide every year. However it also contributes to, or aggravates many other diseases and may play a part in many more deaths. Even the WHO says that its impact on world health isn’t fully assessed.

 

WHO says smoking is a greater cause of death and disability than any single disease. By 2020, the WHO expects the worldwide death toll to reach 10 million, causing 17.7 per cent of all deaths in developed countries.

 

There are believed to be 1.1 billion smokers in the world, 800 million of them in developing countries.

 

Top

 

Risk factors of smoking

 

People take up smoking for a variety of reasons. Young people are especially vulnerable because of pressure from their peers and the image that smoking is clever, cool or 'grown-up'. Just trying a few cigarettes can be enough to become addicted.

 

Many people say that smoking helps them to feel more relaxed or cope with stress but nicotine is a stimulant not a relaxant, so it doesn’t help stress. What people are describing is more likely to be relief from their craving or withdrawal symptoms.

 

Top

 

Smoking damage

 

There are hundreds of examples and volumes of research showing how cigarette smoking damages the body. For example, UK studies show that smokers in their 30s and 40s are five times more likely to have a heart attack than non-smokers.

 

Smoking contributes to coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries) where the heart’s blood supply becomes narrowed or blocked, starving the heart muscle of vital nutrients and oxygen, resulting in a heart attack. As a result smokers have a greatly increased risk of needing complex and risky heart bypass surgery. Smoking also increases the risk of having a stroke, because of damage to the heart and arteries to the brain.

 

If you smoke for a lifetime, there is a 50 per cent chance that your eventual death will be smoking-related - half of all these deaths will be in middle age.

 

Top

 

Smoking and lung problems

 

Smoking does enormous damage to the lungs, especially because these tissues are in the direct firing line for the poisons in smoke. As a result there is a huge increase in the risk of lung cancer, which kills more than 20,000 people in the UK every year.

 

US studies have shown that men who smoke increase their chances of dying from the disease by more than 22 times.

 

Women who smoke increase this risk by nearly 12 times.

 

Lung cancer is a difficult cancer to treat - long term survival rates are poor. Smoking also increases the risk of the following cancers:

•Oral

•Uterine

•Liver

•Kidney

•Bladder

•Stomach

•Cervical

•Leukaemia

 

Even more common among smokers is a group of lung conditions called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD which encompasses chronic bronchitis and emphysema. These conditions cause progressive and irreversible lung damage, and make it increasingly difficult for a person to breathe.

 

Top

 

Harm to children from smoking

 

Smoking in pregnancy greatly increases the risk of miscarriage, is associated with lower birth weight babies, and inhibits child development. Smoking by parents following the birth is linked to sudden infant death syndrome, or cot death, and higher rates of infant respiratory illness, such as bronchitis, colds, and pneumonia.

 

Top

 

Smoking and young people

 

Smoking is particularly damaging in young people.

 

Evidence shows people who start smoking in their youth - aged 11 to 15 - are three times more likely to die a premature death than someone who takes up smoking at the age of 20.

 

They are also more likely to be hooked for life. Nicotine, an ingredient of tobacco, is highly addictive – it takes on average on about six cigarettes before nicotine receptors in the brain are switched on, generating a craving for nicotine which may continue for the rest of the persons life. In less than one packet of cigarettes, a person’s brain can be changed forever from that of a non-smoker to a nicotine addicted smoker.

 

Although the health risks of smoking are cumulative, giving up can yield health benefits, regardless of the age of the patient, or the length of time they have been smoking.

 

If you join a proper smoking-cessation service, using all available help including medication and counselling, your chances of quitting may be as high as one in three (compared to just three per cent if you go it alone).

ahaa you mean in that way abaayo

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Maarodi   

Aaliyyah;885577 wrote:
Smoking and Khat should be banned in Somalia. Markaas baa horumar la gaadhayaa.

Banning isn't going to do anything but drive it underground and more popular (i.e. Prohibition Era in US). Instead what they should do is have a great education campaign while taxing the heck out of it.

 

Of coarse it should be banned in certain areas like hospitals, restaurants, near schools, and such.

 

Apophis, the danger in smoking comes from contracting cancer/lung problems from second-hand smoke involuntarily. I could careless what time you might want to check out however taking innocent lives with you is a problem. Every time I walk by someone who is smoking I think of how my lungs are exposed to those toxins and try to hold my breath as much as I can. It's a bit unfair for that person to puff away and satisfy their addiction where I don't have any protections or input for my lungs.

 

Also it comes back to us because some of those people who choose to smoke their life away don't have health insurance and then want chemo or breathing equipment for their lungs! They have money to buy it but can't seem to find a penny when it comes to paying for treatment and then we end up covering that cost and they end up dying from their complications anyway.

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