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[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

[Africa, Ghana] Ministry of Health outdoors Legislative Instrument on Tobacco control

A legislative Instrument (LI) to control the use of Tobacco in Ghana, has been launched by the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service at a ceremony to commemorate the 2017 World No-Tobacco Day in Accra. (gh)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29

[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

[Africa, Ghana] Parliament urges decisive enforcement of ban on public smoking

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 (gh)
added Jun 1, 2013 12:23

[Ghana] Stay away from tobacco; Health Minister warns youth

Hon Babgin assured that Ghana would put the fight against tobacco industry interference at the heart of its efforts to control the global tobacco epidemic. And policy makers and the general public would be educated about the tobacco industry's nefarious a
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Jun 8, 2012 13:05
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