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[Ghana] Ministry of Health outdoors Legislative Instrument on Tobacco control

ealth Minister, who launched the LI on Wednesday, said the Ministry had tasked itself to strengthen health polices especially those related to tobacco, and would ensure that they were included among the key policies on its agenda. The Ministry, she said,
Business Ghana (gh)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:31
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[Africa, Ghana] ‘Don’t expose yourselves to second-hand smoke’

The Head of the Tobacco and Substance Abuse Department of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Mrs Olivia Boateng, has advised children not to inhale smoke from people who smoke. She stated that “second-hand smoking is as harmful as smoking itself” an
Graphic Ghana (gh)
added Jun 7, 2017 15:07
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[Africa, Ghana] Ministry of Health outdoors Legislative Instrument on Tobacco control

A legislative Instrument (LI) to control the use of Tobacco in Ghana, has been launched by the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service at a ceremony to commemorate the 2017 World No-Tobacco Day in Accra.
ghanabusinessnews.com (gh)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[Africa, Ghana] Children are smoking at age 13 - Family Physician

Dr. Fred Bedzrah; a family Physician tells rawgist.com ...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
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[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
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[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
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