Headlines Tagged with Ghana — 304 headlines found
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.
Jun 28, 2013 Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Jun 28, 2013 12:00
The Food and Drugs Authority has threatened to deal ruthlessly with persons caught smoking tobacco in public in order to protect non-smokers from the effect of such acts.
Jun 13, 2013 SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Jun 14, 2013 01:43
The national launch of the World No Tobacco Day was organised by Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), an Accra based ngo, in collaboration with the Ashanti Regional chapter of the Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health.
Jun 1, 2016 News Ghana (gh)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:24
A study published in the September edition of the Lancet Global Health Journal shows that the Africa Region, has the lowest tobacco use in pregnant women in the world. Southeast Asia has the highest regional prevalence of tobacco use.
Sep 2, 2014 Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:01
Mrs. Ama Benyiwa-Doe, Central Regional Minister has expressed worry about the usage of some classrooms and school compounds as smoking and defecating grounds by some community members and called for its halt.
Oct 7, 2012 GhanaWeb (nl)
added Oct 7, 2012 13:07
The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD)...has called on the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to ban the sale of single sticks of cigarette with immediate effect. It said the single sale of the cigarette had encourage
Apr 1, 2018 Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:40
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
Aug 18, 2016 GhanaWeb (nl)
added Aug 28, 2016 16:01
The Ministry of Health has expressed worry over the increasing use of shisha, an emerging tobacco product patronized in several public entertainment centres across the country. Speaking at the launch of the World No tobacco day in Kumasi organized by the
Jun 1, 2016 Pulse Ghana (gh)
added Jun 2, 2016 02:37
The Vision for Alternative Livelihood Development (VALD), a non-government organisation, a leading advocate on the effects of tobacco use in Ghana has appealed for proposals from stakeholders for Tobacco Control Measures Legislative Instrument (LI).
Feb 23, 2013 Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Feb 24, 2013 21:14
In a statement signed and issued, the Minister of Health, Hon. Alban S.K. Bagbin in Accra last Thursday called on all ministries, department, agencies, civil society organizations and decision-makers to be alert and resist efforts by tobacco industry to
Jun 8, 2012 Modern Ghana (gh)
added Jun 8, 2012 17:13