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

Dr. Fred Bedzrah; a family Physician tells rawgist.com ...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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[Africa, Ghana] Post 'NO SMOKING' sign at vantage points - FDA orders

is asking management of all organisations and institutions in the country to post the required legible " NO SMOKING" sign at vantage points of their premises. The move by FDA is part of measures to regulate and control tobacco and tobacco products in the
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Apr 2, 2016 00:39
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[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
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[Africa] Ghana petrol station inferno: Accra witnesses questioned

questioned about the cause of a petrol station fire in the capital, Accra, in which some 150 people died... Some young men became angry, denying they caused the fire. One witness suggested that the fire started when a cigarette was dropped, our reporter s
BBC Online
added Jun 5, 2015 15:00
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[Ghana] Observe ban on public smoking - FDA

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has reminded the public of the need to observe the ban on smoking in all public places. That, it said, was necessary to protect non-smokers from the adverse effects of tobacco smoke, considering the overwhelming evide
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Jun 10, 2013 10:51
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[Ghana] Parliament Must Protect The Citizenry From Tobacco Smoking

Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added May 13, 2012 06:36
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[Africa, Ghana] Shisha is harmful, avoid it - FDA warns

The Head of the Tobacco and Substance Abuse Unit of the Food and Drugs Authority, Mrs Olivia Boateng, has stressed that the belief among many young people that ‘shisha’ is not as harmful as cigarette is not true. She said many youngsters claimed that be
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:11
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[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
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