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[Ghana] Public Smokers to Face Prison Sentence as FDA Gets Ready to Bite Hard

The Food and Drugs Authority has threatened to deal ruthlessly with persons caught smoking tobacco in public in order to protect non-smokers from the effect of such acts. (gh)
added Jun 14, 2013 01:43

[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

[Africa, Ghana] Food and Drugs Authority to arrest public smokers

FDA, has given indications that it would arrest and prosecute persons who smoke publicly. According to a statement signed by the Chief Executive of the FDA, Dr Stephen Opuni, the move is to ensure that non-smokers are protected from smokers considering
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jun 7, 2013 11:40

[Ghana] Observe Ban On Smoking In Public

(FDA) yesterday reminded the general public on the need to observe the ban on smoking in all public places. This, the FDA said, was to ensure that non-smokers were protected from the adverse effects of tobacco smoke considering the overwhelming evidence
Ghana Ministry of Information (gh)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:21

[Africa, Ghana] Insist on right for a smoke free environment - FDA

As Ghana joins the rest of the world to celebrate World No Tobacco Day, a call has gone to Ghanaians to insist on their rights for a smoke free environment. The Head of Tobacco and Substance Abuse Department of the Food and Drugs Authority, FDA, Mrs Oli
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jun 2, 2013 10:28

[Africa, Ghana] Parliament urges decisive enforcement of ban on public smoking

Parliament on Friday urged relevant authorities to be decisive in enforcing the law banning smoking in public places in view of that practice’s negative impact on societal health and on the country’s developmental objectives. They have also implored the (gh)
added Jun 1, 2013 12:23

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] Attorney General Must Investigate Chris Brown’s Stage Smoking

“And, none was supplied to them. The cigar was only a prop he used as part of an act, which actually sort to caution against the smoking of ‘weed’, Inspite of the defence by Charter House, Lawyer Atta Akyea has appealed to the Attorney General to pursue
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Mar 9, 2013 19:15

[Ghana] Submit proposals for development of LI on Tobacco Control Measures – VALD

The Vision for Alternative Livelihood Development (VALD), a non-government organisation, a leading advocate on the effects of tobacco use in Ghana has appealed for proposals from stakeholders for Tobacco Control Measures Legislative Instrument (LI).
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Feb 24, 2013 21:14

[Ghana] NGO urges government to pass Tobacco Control Bill

The Programme Director of Vision for Alternative Development, a non-government organisation has noted that the passage of the Tobacco Control Bill is the effective means of preventing the marketing and usage of the product. Mr Labram Musah Massawudu said
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Oct 24, 2012 17:50
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