Ghana gets 58 in tobacco index report

October 22, 2020 Authors: Jamila Akweley OkertchiriDaily Guide Net A new report on the extent to which the tobacco industry influences government’s tobacco control policies has scored Ghana 58 points for the implementation of tobacco control measures. According to the first Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index Report developed by the Vision for Alternative Development, although Ghana’s policy […]

2021 Budget should increase taxes on tobacco, alcoholic beverages-VALD

October 21, 2020 My Joy Online The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation has launched a 2020 Tobacco Industry Interferences Index Report-Ghana with a call on government to announce in its 2021 budget tax increases on tobacco, alcoholic beverages and other unhealthy products. It stated that since 2015, there had not been tax […]