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Increase taxes on Tobacco, Alcohol –GhNCDA tells gov’t

Ghana Non Communicable Diseases Alliance (GhNCDA) is calling on government to put high taxes on alcohol, and all tobacco related products to stem it...
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Daniel Radcliffe Found Solace in Alcohol in Order to Cope with Fame

The 'Harry Potter' star admitted that, during the height of his fame, he would feel "watched" every time he stepped into a bar and...
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Anne Hathaway Ditches Alcohol

The 36-year-old actress says she's decided to put down the bottle for the foreseeable future, because she doesn't want to be hungover when her...
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Ghanaian alcohol producers promise to put consumer safety first

The Association of Alcohol Manufacturers and Importers (AAMI) and together the relevant bodies have pledged to work together to raise alcohol marketing and advertising...
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Watch: World’s first minimum price for alcohol introduced in Scotland

Scotland became the first place in the world to implement a minimum price for alcohol on Tuesday. New legislation by the Scottish Parliament came into...
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British Airways finds itself in another mess involving an air hostess

British Airways is facing another crew scandal barely 7 months after a stewardess made shocking racist rant about Nigerians. “All the Nigerians are gonna be...

ABL Begins Alcohol and Pregnancy Programme for Women

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) refer to a group of conditions, characterised by facial deformities, behavioural and learning problems that occur in persons whose...
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FAO, WAHO Join Force To Promote Health And Nutrition

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and the West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO) have signed a partnership agreement to support...

Ghanaians Just Love to Drink – Too Sweet Annan

file image Actor Too Sweet Annan says he set up a business to sell drink because he realised Ghanaians like to drink. The actor says Ghanaians’...
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VALD Ask Gov’t To Regulate Alcohol Use In Ghana

Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), in partnership with IOGT International, has held a day’s civil society workshop in Accra on Alcohol Prevention and Control...

Ghana Unveils A National Policy on Alcohol

Ghana has launched a National Alcohol Policy after years of working with key stakeholders to combine the fragmented laws that exist on the production,...

Women Educated On Bleaching and Alcohol Consumption

The Administrative Bishop of the West Ghana Conference of the AME Zion Church, Reverend Mrs Helena Swanzy-Essien, has cautioned women to desist from taking...

Ivory Coast: importation and sale of alcohol sachets banned

Ivory Coast's government has banned the production, importation and sale of alcohol in sachets on health grounds. The small plastic bags, containing rum,...

Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy Results in FASD

Doreen, 17 years, sits quietly, tiny beads of sweat quivering near her hairline. It’s hot in the doctor’s office - she has come...
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ABL sensitise expectant mothers on dangers of alcohol

FASD is observed annually on September 9, to remind the world of the dangers associated with drinking while pregnant. The Brewery, which is celebrating its...

Dutch gymnast sent packing following alcohol escapade

The specialist on the rings - earning him the nickname "Lord of the Rings" - spent the night outside the Olympic village, returning only...

Doctor Ask Expectant Mothers to Stop Using Alcohol for Pregnancy-related Nausea

Expectant mothers in the country must completely avoid alcohol in order not to harm themselves and their unborn babies, Dr Kenneth Frimpong, a reproductive...

Most Pregnant Women in Eastern Region Suffering From Alcohol Addiction

A Senior Nursing Officer at the Antenatal Unit of the Koforidua Government Hospital has revealed that most pregnant women who visit the facility...

Researchers place a underlying link between alcohol and cancer

A review of epidemiological evidence supported a causal association between alcohol consumption and cancers at seven sites in the body: oropharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver,...
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Alcohol Meter installed at Achimota Bus Terminal to check drunk driving

The donation formed part of Vivo Energy Ghana’s annual Safety Day activities under the theme “See it, report it, prevent it”. Road Safety is...

Alcohol and cigarettes kills more than “herbs” – A Plus

Comedian and rapper A Plus has come out strongly in an online rant against the drug policies of this country. In a post on his...

Man Dies From Excessive Alcohol Consumption

Seth Adele aka ‘Assemblyman’ lying motionless on the bench THE HANKERING for alcoholic beverages has allegedly caused the death of a man, believed to...

FDA advocates regime to Control Alcohol Consumption in Ghana

The Head of Food Inspection Division of the Food and Drugs Authority , Mrs. Isabella Mansa Agrah, has underscored the need to regulate the...
Karl Andree, who is facing 350 lashes in Saudi Arabia for breaking alcohol ban

Teach people against alcohol and drug use in Saudi

This is a true story in Saudi Arabia and therefore what we need to know is that all sovereign nations have...

Muslim attendant sacked for not serving alcohol

Charee Stanley, a Muslim flight attendant working for ExpressAir, is suing for discrimination after claiming she was suspended for refusing to serve alcohol Charee...

Vegemite Sales Limited in Australia Amid High Alcohol Abuse

Vegemite is something of an Australian culinary icon It says the yeast-based product is contributing to anti-social behaviour in some remote communities. Indigenous Affairs Minister...

Mombasa court pulls the breaks on alcohol levies collection

High Court Judge Mr Justice Mathew Anyara Emukule On Friday, Justice Anyara Emukule issued stay orders pending the hearing and determination of a case...

35 die in Mumbai from toxic alcohol consumption

They say residents of a slum in the Malad area fell ill after drinking the alcohol on Wednesday morning. More than 20 people are being...
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Zambian mine fires 115 workers over alcohol

A mining firm in Zambia has fired 115 workers and banned 331 contractors for testing positive for alcohol during a mandatory breath test, the...

NHIS advocates increase in taxes on Tobacco and Alcohol

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is advocating for an increase in the taxes on ?sinful? pleasures such as consumption of alcohol and tobacco...