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[Africa] Committee formed to formulate laws to control tobacco smoking in Ghana

A Tobacco Control Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee (TC-IACC) has been inaugurated to contribute to policy and formulation of laws and legislative instruments for the Tobacco Control Measures of the Public Health Act.
ghanabusinessnews.com (gh)
added Dec 20, 2013 12:46
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[Ghana] Stakeholders Meet On Tobacco Control Measures

Speaking at a stakeholders meeting on tobacco control measures of the Public Health Act organized by the FDA at Takoradi, Miss Avotri said the harmful effects of secondhand smoke were numerous, and included cancer, respiratory diseases, heart diseases, w
Ghana Ministry of Information (gh)
added Jul 30, 2013 19:09
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[Africa, Ghana] Ban on public smoking to protect non-smokers – FDA

Speaking at a stakeholders meeting on tobacco control measures of the Public Health Act organized by the FDA at Takoradi, Miss Avotri said the harmful effects of secondhand smoke were numerous, and included cancer, respiratory diseases, heart diseases, w
ghanabusinessnews.com (gh)
added Jul 29, 2013 20:12
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[Ghana] Stakeholders meet on Tobacco Control Measures

Speaking at a stakeholders meeting on tobacco control measures of the Public Health Act organized by the FDA at Takoradi, Miss Avotri said the harmful effects of secondhand smoke were numerous, and included cancer, respiratory diseases, heart diseases, w
Business Ghana (gh)
added Jul 29, 2013 15:45
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[Africa, Ghana] NGO pushes for more anti-tobacco campaign

Mr Samuel Dartey, an official of Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a health oriented non-governmental organisation, has called on stakeholders in the health sector to deepen their commitment in the campaign against tobacco use. He said such a s
ghanabusinessnews.com (gh)
added Jul 24, 2013 17:53
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[Ghana] FDA begins public sensitisation against smoking in public

The Food and Drugs Authority says it will soon go after consumers of cigarettes who deliberately flout the Public Health law (Tobacco Control Measures) Act 2012, Act 851), which principally bans smoking in public places.
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Jun 28, 2013 12:00
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[Ghana] FDA to enforce ban on smoking at public places in V/R

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in the Volta Region, will soon start enforcing the regulations under the Public Health (Tobacco Control Measures) Act 2012, Act 851, which principally bans smoking in public places.
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:25
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[Africa, Ghana] FDA to enforce ban on smoking at public places

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Volta Region, is to begin enforcement of regulations under the Tobacco Control Measures of the Public Health 2012, Act 851, which principally bans smoking in public places.
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:23
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[Ghana] Deputy Health Minister calls for resolute efforts against tobacco smoking

Dr Alfred Tia Sugri, a Deputy Minister of Health has called on all stakeholders in the health sector to support government to fight the menace of tobacco smoking in all the communities of the country. He said the growing rate of tobacco smoking was not
Business Ghana (gh)
added Jun 20, 2013 19:08
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[Africa] Betty Mould blamed for delay of International Tobacco Ghana court case

Mrs Betty Mould Iddrisu, a former Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, has been blamed for the delay in the full prosecution of the case between International Tobacco Ghana (ITG), and some state institutions. The institutions are the Attorney- Gen
ghanabusinessnews.com (gh)
added Jun 14, 2013 19:21
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