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[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

[Ghana] Ban sale of single sticks of cigarette - NGO

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 (gh)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:40

[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

[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

[Africa, Ghana] FDA to prosecute illegal cigarette sellers

The Volta Region Office of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has seized assorted illegal cigarettes from the Ho Central market. The cigarettes were Bond Street International and Bond Street Menthol, Bond Green and Bond Red, Rothmans Royals, Gold Seal
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:25

[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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