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[Ghana] Delay In Tobacco Law Passage Affecting Implementation

organisation has called on Ghanaians, especially the media to help push for the passage of the Legislative Instrument (LI) on the Tobacco Control Measures. It said the delay in the process for the adoption of the LI is hampering the effective implementat
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Jan 26, 2016 14:30
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[Africa, Ghana] Delayed regulations affecting control of tobacco use

The Programme Director of VALD, Mr Labram Musah Massawudu, reiterated the need for the MOH to expedite action on the introduction of the regulations, stating that as a party to the Framework Convention on Tobacco, Ghana ought to take administrative, legi
Graphic Ghana (gh)
added Jan 23, 2016 15:13
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[Africa, Ghana] Business Regulation: FDA cracks down on improper cigarette labels

The Food and Drugs Authority has launched an exercise to clamp-down on the sale of cigearettes without standardized labelling...A properly labelled cigarette in Ghana must be in English Language warning smokers of the health risks they were taking.
Pulse Ghana (gh)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:11
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[Africa, Ghana] Health risk: Developing countries urged to campaign against tobacco use

Dr. Kyei-Faried made the call when he spoke on “Ghana’s Tobacco Control Regulation: Progress and Challenges, ” at a strategic meeting of Coalition of NGOs in Tobacco Control and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs). It was organized by the Vision for Alte
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:34
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[Africa, Ghana] FDA to prosecute illegal cigarette sellers

The Volta Region Office of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has seized assorted illegal cigarettes from the Ho Central market. The cigarettes were Bond Street International and Bond Street Menthol, Bond Green and Bond Red, Rothmans Royals, Gold Seal
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:25
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GHANA TO INCREASE PRICES OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS

As part of efforts to reduce the consumption of tobacco products and its related health hazards, Parliament has approved an increase in the price of tobacco products in the country. The increase follows the passage of the Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill,
Ghana Ministry of Information (gh)
added Aug 7, 2015 20:28
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[Africa] AG’s Office hijacks LI on Tobacco Control as Ghanaians die of secondhand smoke

Independent checks by Spy News Agency however indicates that the draft LI on Ghana’s Tobacco Control Measures is still gathering dust on the shelves of the Attorney General and Minister for Justice. The document which according to our sources has been re
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Jun 20, 2015 19:44
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[Africa] Ghanaian Media sensitized to support fight against Tobacco

A day’s sensitization workshop has been held for some selected Ghanaian journalists in Accra. It was part of activities lined up by the Ministry of Health (MoH), the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and other stakeholders to mark this year’s World No Tobacco D
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Jun 7, 2015 22:13
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[Africa] Ghana asked to regulate tobacco supply chain

Speaking at the Ghana 2015 International No Tobacco Day event in Accra, Dr Faried called for effective measures for facilitating or obtaining technical assistance and financial support, capacity building and international cooperation in order to achieve
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Jun 7, 2015 10:30
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[Africa, Ghana] Revealed: Accra disaster was caused by 'man smoking cigarette'

“One man said that someone was smoking a cigarette which was then dropped on the fuel that had spilled out from the petrol station…,” BBC’s Sammy Darko reported to the International media firm. That, the eye witness implied started burning on the surfac
Adomonline.com (gh)
added Jun 5, 2015 15:09
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