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Ghana: Legislative Instrument on Tobacco Control laid in Parliament

Government has laid before parliament a Legislative Instrument (LI) aimed at regulating activities of tobacco use in Ghana. The Instrument will among others allow for the full implementation of section six of the Public Health Act (Act 851) which deals w
News Ghana (gh)
added Oct 14, 2016 17:25

[Ghana] OPIO: Climate Change to Copy Tobacco Control Tactics

Our congratulation must go out to the Tobacco fighters. They are winning the fight. This would mean the lives of 1 million people are saved, a victory that could be fully materialised with the current FCTC’s strategy of excluding their opponents from the
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Sep 20, 2016 14:22

[Africa, Ghana] FDA to punish individuals who break law on 'no smoking at public places'

it will invoke its powers to punish institutions and people who breach the law on smoking in public places. Apart from imposing fines on operators of hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, pubs and drinking spots for the violation of the law, the FDA will also
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Aug 28, 2016 16:01

[Ghana] Africa health partners to collaborate in tobacco control

the Deputy Director (Administration) of the Ghana Health Service, has e– xpressed the need for stakeholders in health to harness their efforts in tobacco control in Africa. He said there are subtle attempts by the tobacco industry to rely on Interna
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Jun 19, 2016 16:23

[Africa, Ghana] Children are smoking at age 13 - Family Physician

Dr. Fred Bedzrah; a family Physician tells ...He cautioned smokers to quit since there is an upsurge in smoke-related cancers and added his voice to the need to ban tobacco products altogether. He revealed that people start smoking as early as
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:56

[Ghana] Stakeholders in health urged to harness efforts in tobacco control

Mr Brobbey-Mpiani gave the advice at the opening of a three-day national workshop on International Trade and Investment Law, Tobacco Control and Health in Accra... It was aimed at building the capacity of the participants to draw a roadmap for comprehens
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:24

[Africa, Ghana] BAT Fights Illegal Tobacco

The British America Tobacco (BAT) has reiterated the need for stakeholders, particularly government and the regulatory bodies to understand the need for greater cooperation and collaboration to fight illegal tobacco trade.
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Jun 2, 2016 17:45

[Africa, Ghana] Health Ministry campaigns against rising use of shisha

The Ministry of Health has expressed worry over the increasing use of shisha, an emerging tobacco product patronized in several public entertainment centres across the country. Speaking at the launch of the World No tobacco day in Kumasi organized by the
Pulse Ghana (gh)
added Jun 2, 2016 02:37

[Africa] Ghana Launches World No Tobacco Day

The national launch of the World No Tobacco Day was organised by Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), an Accra based ngo, in collaboration with the Ashanti Regional chapter of the Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health.
News Ghana (gh)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:24

[Africa, Ghana] Physicians call for increase taxes on tobacco products

The Society of Family Physicians of Ghana is advocating stricter legislation to increase taxes on tobacco products in order to curb what the group describes as rising interest in smoking among the youth. Vice President of the society, Dr. Gerhard Ofori-A
GhanaWeb (nl)
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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