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[Ghana] Delay In Tobacco Law Passage Affecting Implementation

organisation has called on Ghanaians, especially the media to help push for the passage of the Legislative Instrument (LI) on the Tobacco Control Measures. It said the delay in the process for the adoption of the LI is hampering the effective implementat
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Jan 26, 2016 14:30
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[Africa, Ghana] Delayed regulations affecting control of tobacco use

The Programme Director of VALD, Mr Labram Musah Massawudu, reiterated the need for the MOH to expedite action on the introduction of the regulations, stating that as a party to the Framework Convention on Tobacco, Ghana ought to take administrative, legi
Graphic Ghana (gh)
added Jan 23, 2016 15:13
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[Africa, Ghana] Business Regulation: FDA cracks down on improper cigarette labels

The Food and Drugs Authority has launched an exercise to clamp-down on the sale of cigearettes without standardized labelling...A properly labelled cigarette in Ghana must be in English Language warning smokers of the health risks they were taking.
Pulse Ghana (gh)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:11
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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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[Ghana] Stakeholders meet on Tobacco Control Measures

Speaking at a stakeholders meeting on tobacco control measures of the Public Health Act organized by the FDA at Takoradi, Miss Avotri said the harmful effects of secondhand smoke were numerous, and included cancer, respiratory diseases, heart diseases, w
Business Ghana (gh)
added Jul 29, 2013 15:45
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[Ghana] Deputy Health Minister calls for resolute efforts against tobacco smoking

Dr Alfred Tia Sugri, a Deputy Minister of Health has called on all stakeholders in the health sector to support government to fight the menace of tobacco smoking in all the communities of the country. He said the growing rate of tobacco smoking was not
Business Ghana (gh)
added Jun 20, 2013 19:08
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[Ghana] VALD Leads Fight Against Tobacco Use

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organization, has held a pictorial health warnings (PHWs) exhibition with a call on Ghanaians to actively participate in the fight against tobacco use.
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added May 2, 2016 04:21
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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 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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[Ghana] FDA to enforce ban on smoking at public places in V/R

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in the Volta Region, will soon start enforcing the regulations under the Public Health (Tobacco Control Measures) Act 2012, Act 851, which principally bans smoking in public places.
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:25
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