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[Africa, Ghana] Expedite the Tobacco Tax Legislation process -Govt. urged

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation, has appealed to President John Dramani Mahama to reject tobacco industry interferences in developing national Tobacco Tax Policy. “The recent proposal from the Ministry of Fin (gh)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:30

[Ghana] Attorney General Must Investigate Chris Brown’s Stage Smoking

“And, none was supplied to them. The cigar was only a prop he used as part of an act, which actually sort to caution against the smoking of ‘weed’, Inspite of the defence by Charter House, Lawyer Atta Akyea has appealed to the Attorney General to pursue
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Mar 9, 2013 19:15

[Africa, Ghana] Report: Booming cigarette business on Oxford Street, Osu

Cigarette business on popular Oxford Street in Osu seems to be booming as retailers make hundreds of cedis a day from sales. Right from the Dankwa Circle through to Papaye, one can locate several cigarette joints spread along the Oxford Street.
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:46

“Pictures Don’t Lie, Seeing Is Believing”: Exploring Attitudes to the Introduction of Pictorial Warnings on Cigarette Packs in Ghana [FREE FULL TEXT]

Warning labels combining pictures and text have the potential to reduce smoking uptake, increase quit attempts, and reduce smoking appeal among smokers and nonsmokers in Ghana. Measures to prevent single stick sales, or to promote health messages to purch
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 4, 2014 13:23


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

[Africa] Ghana Likely To Face Sanctions Over Tobacco Control Protocol

some officials of government have arranged a meeting with major players in the tobacco industry for the purposes of addressing “their concerns”. The meeting which is said to be at the instigation of the Ministry of Trade and Industry is to be chaired by (gh)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:28

[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

[Ghana] Smoking Banned In Public Places

Smoking in public places has been banned following the passage of the Public Health Bill by Parliament on Wednesday. However, the bill is to be presented to the President for his assent.
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Jul 12, 2012 06:56

[Ghana] Tobacco control in Africa to get urgent attention

A new report by the Network of African Science Academies has called for an immediate action to prevent the growing threat of tobacco use in Africa. The report, “Preventing a Tobacco Epidemic in Africa: A Call for Effective Action to Support Health, Soc (gh)
added May 9, 2014 17:11

[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. (gh)
added Dec 20, 2013 12:46
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