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[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

[Ghana] Expedite Tobacco Bill Passage

GHANA RISING, a non-governmental organisation, has called on Parliament to expedite the passage of the Tobacco Bill
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Jun 6, 2012 11:34

[China, Ghana, India, Mexico, Russia] Health and Well-Being of Older Populations in Six Low- to Middle-Income Countries Examined in Census Bureau Report

PR Newswire
added May 8, 2012 05:18

APPIAH: Ghana: Where it is ok to smoke freely in public, make others sick

This is a trend conspicuous in many bars in the city, not only in Accra but many parts of the country... But Mr Logo points to a lack of funding for tobacco control in Ghana as the reason for the inability to effectively implement the law. “In a year, f (gh)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35

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

ealth Minister, who launched the LI on Wednesday, said the Ministry had tasked itself to strengthen health polices especially those related to tobacco, and would ensure that they were included among the key policies on its agenda. The Ministry, she said,
Business Ghana (gh)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:31

[Africa, Ghana] Children are smoking at age 13 - Family Physician

Dr. Fred Bedzrah; a family Physician tells ...He cautioned smokers to quit since there is an upsurge in smoke-related cancers and added his voice to the need to ban tobacco products altogether. He revealed that people start smoking as early as
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:56
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