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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] Cigarettes Should Attract More Taxes

Yeboah, the Publican of the Brotherman Pub in Kumasi... it would rather be better if cigarettes are highly taxed, because they are injurious to health, and that high taxes on cigarettes would also go a long way to discourage people who indulge in the prac
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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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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[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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Secondhand Smoking, Children’s Health and Ghana’s Tobacco Control Law

“The availability of single sticks of cigarette allows individuals with few resources, such as the youth and the poor to buy tobacco products. In addition, the fact that single sticks are widely available and promoted, underscores the fact that they are
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:11
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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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[Ghana] Group Pushes For Ban On Shisha, Sale Of Cigarettes To Children

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD) is calling on the Ministry of Health and FDA in line with Article 16 of the (FCTC) and the national tobacco control laws and regulations, to ensure that the sale of single sticks of tobacco product is prohibit
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Mar 31, 2018 20:56
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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 to ban shisha smoking by mid year

Smoking of shisha and electronic cigarette will be banned in Ghana by the middle of the year, Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said. The GHS says it is collaborating with the Ministry of Health to place an outright ban on the two substances. It will also
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:04
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[South Africa] Global Cancer Ambassador For Ghana To Attend World Conference On Tobacco

The Global Cancer Ambassador for Ghana, Mr Jeorge Wilson Kingson, will this weekend leave Ghana for South Africa as a participant in the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) which is expected to from March 4-9, 2018.
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:32
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