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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. (gh)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:25

[Africa, Ghana] Food and Drugs Authority to arrest public smokers

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
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jun 7, 2013 11:40

[Ghana] Observe Ban On Smoking In Public

(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
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.
Africa News (nl)
added May 23, 2012 05:40

[Ghana] Group Pushes For Ban On Shisha, Sale Of Cigarettes To Children

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD) is calling on the Ministry of Health and FDA in line with Article 16 of the (FCTC) and the national tobacco control laws and regulations, to ensure that the sale of single sticks of tobacco product is prohibit
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Mar 31, 2018 20:56

[Africa, Ghana] Tobacco control regulations need urgent attention - CSO

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
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Feb 29, 2016 17:01

[Africa, Ghana] World No Tobacco Day: Health Ministry Cautions Against Harmful Effects Of Tobacco

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.
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added May 30, 2015 15:59

[Africa, Ghana] FDA to enforce ban on smoking at public places

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.
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:23

[Africa] Betty Mould blamed for delay of International Tobacco Ghana court case

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 (gh)
added Jun 14, 2013 19:21

[Africa, Ghana] Insist on right for a smoke free environment - FDA

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
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jun 2, 2013 10:28
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