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[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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[Ghana] VALD Leads Fight Against Tobacco Use

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organization, has held a pictorial health warnings (PHWs) exhibition with a call on Ghanaians to actively participate in the fight against tobacco use.
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added May 2, 2016 04:21
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[Africa, Ghana] Post 'NO SMOKING' sign at vantage points - FDA orders

is asking management of all organisations and institutions in the country to post the required legible " NO SMOKING" sign at vantage points of their premises. The move by FDA is part of measures to regulate and control tobacco and tobacco products in the
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Apr 2, 2016 00:39
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[Canada, Ghana] Customs Destroy Unwholesome Cigarettes

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), on Wednesday, destroyed 3,500 boxes of cigarettes, which did not meet market and health standards of the country. The products, which were imported by Mr Peter Kofi Asuamah of Attakora Worldtr
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:15
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[Africa, Ghana] Parliament Drags Feet On Tobacco Control Bill

The Coalition of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Tobacco Control (CNTC) has described Parliament’s inability to pass the Legislative Instruments (Lis) governing the implementation of the Tobacco Control measures as unacceptable, four years since
Ghanaian Chronicle (gh)
added Mar 1, 2016 19:25
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[Africa, Ghana] Tobacco control regulations need urgent attention - CSO

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) interested in tobacco control have called for the immediate passage of the Legislative Instruments (LIs) of the Part Six of the Public Health Act, 2012 (Act 851). They said the passage of the LIs were long over-due, ad
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Feb 29, 2016 17:01
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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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