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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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[Africa] Ghana petrol station inferno: Accra witnesses questioned

questioned about the cause of a petrol station fire in the capital, Accra, in which some 150 people died... Some young men became angry, denying they caused the fire. One witness suggested that the fire started when a cigarette was dropped, our reporter s
BBC Online
added Jun 5, 2015 15:00
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UPDATE 2-Blast at Ghana petrol station kills about 90 people

An explosion at a petrol station in Ghana's capital Accra killed about 90 people, many of whom had sought shelter there from torrential rain.... Initial signs suggested the fire started by accident,
Reuters
added Jun 4, 2015 10:02
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[Africa] Ghana urged to ratify protocol on illicit trade in tobacco products

The Ghana Country Director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Magda Robalo, Tuesday urged the Ghanaian government to ratify the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products. tobacco She also asked the government to take concrete steps
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:19
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[Africa, Ghana] World No Tobacco Day: Health Ministry Cautions Against Harmful Effects Of Tobacco

Minister of Health, Alex Segbefia, advocates tobacco cessation. According to the statement about 10 per cent of the adult population in Ghana smoke cigarette, including 4.6 per cent Junior High School students.
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added May 30, 2015 15:59
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A retrospective analysis of the association between tobacco smoking and deaths from respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in the Kassena-Nankana districts of Northern Ghana

we identified a strong relationship between tobacco use and deaths from respiratory diseases, but not an association with deaths from cardiovascular diseases. Our findings highlight the need to make appropriate health interventions to control tobacco use
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:50
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