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[Africa, Ghana] BAT Fights Illegal Tobacco

The British America Tobacco (BAT) has reiterated the need for stakeholders, particularly government and the regulatory bodies to understand the need for greater cooperation and collaboration to fight illegal tobacco trade.
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Jun 2, 2016 17:45
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[Africa, Ghana] Health Ministry campaigns against rising use of shisha

The Ministry of Health has expressed worry over the increasing use of shisha, an emerging tobacco product patronized in several public entertainment centres across the country. Speaking at the launch of the World No tobacco day in Kumasi organized by the
Pulse Ghana (gh)
added Jun 2, 2016 02:37
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[Africa] Ghana Launches World No Tobacco Day

The national launch of the World No Tobacco Day was organised by Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), an Accra based ngo, in collaboration with the Ashanti Regional chapter of the Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health.
News Ghana (gh)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:24
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[Africa, Ghana] Physicians call for increase taxes on tobacco products

The Society of Family Physicians of Ghana is advocating stricter legislation to increase taxes on tobacco products in order to curb what the group describes as rising interest in smoking among the youth. Vice President of the society, Dr. Gerhard Ofori-A
GhanaWeb (nl)
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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[Ghana] VALD Leads Fight Against Tobacco Use

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organization, has held a pictorial health warnings (PHWs) exhibition with a call on Ghanaians to actively participate in the fight against tobacco use.
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added May 2, 2016 04:21
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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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[Canada, Ghana] Customs Destroy Unwholesome Cigarettes

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), on Wednesday, destroyed 3,500 boxes of cigarettes, which did not meet market and health standards of the country. The products, which were imported by Mr Peter Kofi Asuamah of Attakora Worldtr
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:15
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[Africa, Ghana] Parliament Drags Feet On Tobacco Control Bill

The Coalition of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Tobacco Control (CNTC) has described Parliament’s inability to pass the Legislative Instruments (Lis) governing the implementation of the Tobacco Control measures as unacceptable, four years since
Ghanaian Chronicle (gh)
added Mar 1, 2016 19:25
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[Africa, Ghana] Tobacco control regulations need urgent attention - CSO

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) interested in tobacco control have called for the immediate passage of the Legislative Instruments (LIs) of the Part Six of the Public Health Act, 2012 (Act 851). They said the passage of the LIs were long over-due, ad
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Feb 29, 2016 17:01
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[Ghana] Delay In Tobacco Law Passage Affecting Implementation

organisation has called on Ghanaians, especially the media to help push for the passage of the Legislative Instrument (LI) on the Tobacco Control Measures. It said the delay in the process for the adoption of the LI is hampering the effective implementat
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Jan 26, 2016 14:30
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