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[Africa, Ghana] NGO pushes for more anti-tobacco campaign

Mr Samuel Dartey, an official of Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a health oriented non-governmental organisation, has called on stakeholders in the health sector to deepen their commitment in the campaign against tobacco use. He said such a s (gh)
added Jul 24, 2013 17:53

[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 (gh)
added Jun 20, 2015 19:44

[Africa, Ghana] Ban of public smoking to begin

The Authority says it intend to organise intensive training programme on the Public Health Act 2002, Act 851 (6), for the security agencies, judiciary and other key institutions to position them well for the rigid enforcement of the ban. Mr Daniel Nti,
VibeGhana (gh)
added Nov 16, 2014 17:42

[Africa, Ghana, UK] Tobacco companies are trying to win fight against their products

The Operations and Marketing Manager of the National Institute of Agricultural (NIAB) Innovation Farm in North Cambridge, UK, Ms Claire Pumfrey, told media fellows of the Biosciences for Farming in Africa (B4FA) on April 10 that studies were currently in (gh)
added Apr 21, 2014 21:53

[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] 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

[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

[Ghana, Uganda, Zimbabwe] NATT Cautions African Governments Against Tobacco Lobbyists

The Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnational (NATT), has asked African governments, to be alert of the ploy of tobacco industry lobbyists at the October conference on economic-viability alternatives in Moscow. NATT, a coalition of more than 1
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:09

[Africa, Ghana, UK] Tobacco companies turn to GMOs

they have turned to the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to get the toxins out of their raw material, tobacco, to make it less harmful for people who patronise their product. The Operations and Marketing Manager of the National Institute of Ag
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:36

[Ghana] FDA begins public sensitisation against smoking in public

The Food and Drugs Authority says it will soon go after consumers of cigarettes who deliberately flout the Public Health law (Tobacco Control Measures) Act 2012, Act 851), which principally bans smoking in public places. (gh)
added Jun 28, 2013 12:00
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