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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

[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] 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 (gh)
added Jun 5, 2015 15:09

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

[Ghana] World No Tobbaco Day! wishes Ghanaians a smokefree May 31st. We also urge the Ghana government and lawmakers to address this needless threat to public health! (gh)
added May 29, 2012 11:27

[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

[Africa, Ghana] Nana Adwoa Awindor Defends Efya Over Smoking Claims

Nana Adwoa Awindor, mother of talented Ghanaian songstress Efya has debunked rumours that her daughter smokes stressing she has never seen her in the act before. The music career of Efya, born Jane Awindor, has been rocked with series of controversies a (gh)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:32

GHS advocates a ban on tobacco use in Ghanaian movies

The Ghana Health Service is advocating a ban on the use of cigarettes in Ghanaian movies as a way of controlling the use of tobacco in the country. The call comes as countries across the world mark No Tobacco Day Friday May 31. (gh)
added May 31, 2013 12:29

[Ghana] Tobacco bill needs to be expedited and passed

The Secretary General of Ghana Rising, Pastor Raymond Danquah, has admonished the media to set an agenda which would benefit society rather than just playing to the gallery.
GhanaWeb (nl)
added May 27, 2012 14:15

[Ghana] Parliament must protect the citizenry from tobacco smoking -- Mr Ali

GhanaWeb (nl)
added May 11, 2012 10:07
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