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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] 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
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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] Tobacco products to bear pictorial health warnings from November 1

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has announced that effective November 1, 2018, all tobacco and tobacco products in Ghana will bear Pictorial Health Warnings (PHW) with emissions and constituents on their packages.
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Oct 22, 2018 17:02
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[Ghana] Pappy Kojo Flaunts Smoking Habit

It is not unlawful for adults to smoke cigarettes in Ghana, and rapper Pappy Kojo seems to want to show to everybody that he can’t do without it. The ‘Akwaba’ crooner has been displaying his cigarette-smoking habit to his followers on social media, some
Daily Guide Africa
added Apr 8, 2018 18:00
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[Africa, South Africa] Ghana to ban Shisha, electronic cigarette by June

Ghana is working to ban the smoking of the wind-pipe tobacco popularly known as Shisha and electronic cigarette by the middle of 2018. This is according to the Principal Research Officer at the Ghana Health Service, Divine Darlington Logo. He revealed
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:24
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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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[Africa, Ghana] Health risk: Developing countries urged to campaign against tobacco use

Dr. Kyei-Faried made the call when he spoke on “Ghana’s Tobacco Control Regulation: Progress and Challenges, ” at a strategic meeting of Coalition of NGOs in Tobacco Control and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs). It was organized by the Vision for Alte
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:34
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