Headlines Tagged with Ghana — 297 headlines found
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.
Jun 27, 2013 Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:25
FDA, has given indications that it would arrest and prosecute persons who smoke publicly. According to a statement signed by the Chief Executive of the FDA, Dr Stephen Opuni, the move is to ensure that non-smokers are protected from smokers considering
Jun 7, 2013 Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jun 7, 2013 11:40
(FDA) yesterday reminded the general public on the need to observe the ban on smoking in all public places. This, the FDA said, was to ensure that non-smokers were protected from the adverse effects of tobacco smoke considering the overwhelming evidence
Jun 5, 2013 Ghana Ministry of Information (gh)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:21
There must be a comprehensive law on tobacco across the member states of the UN. It should be in full force if the UN is really committed to protecting health of member states.
May 20, 2012 Africa News (nl)
added May 23, 2012 05:40
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) interested in tobacco control have called for the immediate passage of the Legislative Instruments (LIs) of the Part Six of the Public Health Act, 2012 (Act 851). They said the passage of the LIs were long over-due, ad
Feb 29, 2016 GhanaWeb (nl)
added Feb 29, 2016 17:01
Minister of Health, Alex Segbefia, advocates tobacco cessation. According to the statement about 10 per cent of the adult population in Ghana smoke cigarette, including 4.6 per cent Junior High School students.
May 30, 2015 Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added May 30, 2015 15:59
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Volta Region, is to begin enforcement of regulations under the Tobacco Control Measures of the Public Health 2012, Act 851, which principally bans smoking in public places.
Jun 27, 2013 Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:23
Mrs Betty Mould Iddrisu, a former Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, has been blamed for the delay in the full prosecution of the case between International Tobacco Ghana (ITG), and some state institutions. The institutions are the Attorney- Gen
Jun 10, 2013 ghanabusinessnews.com (gh)
added Jun 14, 2013 19:21
As Ghana joins the rest of the world to celebrate World No Tobacco Day, a call has gone to Ghanaians to insist on their rights for a smoke free environment. The Head of Tobacco and Substance Abuse Department of the Food and Drugs Authority, FDA, Mrs Oli
Jun 1, 2013 Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jun 2, 2013 10:28
Parliament on Friday urged relevant authorities to be decisive in enforcing the law banning smoking in public places in view of that practice’s negative impact on societal health and on the country’s developmental objectives. They have also implored the
Jun 1, 2013 ghanabusinessnews.com (gh)
added Jun 1, 2013 12:23