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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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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
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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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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[Africa, Ghana] Revealed: Accra disaster was caused by 'man smoking cigarette'

“One man said that someone was smoking a cigarette which was then dropped on the fuel that had spilled out from the petrol station…,” BBC’s Sammy Darko reported to the International media firm. That, the eye witness implied started burning on the surfac
Adomonline.com (gh)
added Jun 5, 2015 15:09
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A retrospective analysis of the association between tobacco smoking and deaths from respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in the Kassena-Nankana districts of Northern Ghana

we identified a strong relationship between tobacco use and deaths from respiratory diseases, but not an association with deaths from cardiovascular diseases. Our findings highlight the need to make appropriate health interventions to control tobacco use
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:50
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[Ghana] World No Tobbaco Day!

Smokefreeghana.com wishes Ghanaians a smokefree May 31st. We also urge the Ghana government and lawmakers to address this needless threat to public health!
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added May 29, 2012 11:27
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[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
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:40
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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] ‘Don’t expose yourselves to second-hand smoke’

The Head of the Tobacco and Substance Abuse Department of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Mrs Olivia Boateng, has advised children not to inhale smoke from people who smoke. She stated that “second-hand smoking is as harmful as smoking itself” an
Graphic Ghana (gh)
added Jun 7, 2017 15:07
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