Headlines Tagged with Ghana — 303 headlines found
Yeboah, the Publican of the Brotherman Pub in Kumasi... it would rather be better if cigarettes are highly taxed, because they are injurious to health, and that high taxes on cigarettes would also go a long way to discourage people who indulge in the prac
Jul 23, 2018 Modern Ghana (gh)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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
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
Jun 5, 2015 SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Jun 7, 2015 22:13
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