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One in five cigarettes in Ghana is illicit - KNUST researcher

Accra, Sept...

One in five cigarettes in Ghana is illicit - KNUST One in five cigarettes in Ghana is illicit - KNUST

Accra, Sept.

02, GNA - A research conducted by Dr Arti Singh, a Faculty Member, School of.

GNA - A research conducted by Dr Arti Singh, a Faculty Member, School of Public.

- A research conducted by Dr Arti Singh, a Faculty Member, School of Public Health,.



The research findings from the illicit tobacco trade study under the Tobacco Control.

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The research findings from the illicit tobacco trade study under the Tobacco Control Capacity.

/> The research findings from the illicit tobacco trade study under the Tobacco Control Capacity Programme.



Dr Singh, who is also a research fellow of TCCP, presented the findings.

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Dr Singh, who is also a research fellow of TCCP, presented the findings of.



The Tobacco control programme is funded by the grant from Research Councils UK,.

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The Tobacco control programme is funded by the grant from Research Councils UK, as.



Led by Professor Linda Bauld from the University of Edinburgh and involves.



Led by Professor Linda Bauld from the University of Edinburgh and involves academics.

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Led by Professor Linda Bauld from the University of Edinburgh and involves academics in.

/> Led by Professor Linda Bauld from the University of Edinburgh and involves academics in six.



The programme is scheduled to end in December 2021.



The aim of the TCCP is to improve research capacity in low.



The aim of the TCCP is to improve research capacity in low and.

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The aim of the TCCP is to improve research capacity in low and middle-income.

/> The aim of the TCCP is to improve research capacity in low and middle-income countries.



The TCCP-Ghana till date has conducted two major research areas; smoke-free policy.



The TCCP-Ghana till date has conducted two major research areas; smoke-free policy and.

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The TCCP-Ghana till date has conducted two major research areas; smoke-free policy and illicit.



Dr Singh said the study revealed that close to half of illicit.



Dr Singh said the study revealed that close to half of illicit tobacco.

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Dr Singh said the study revealed that close to half of illicit tobacco products.



She said the study showed that out of 384 retailers, close to half.

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She said the study showed that out of 384 retailers, close to half of.

/> She said the study showed that out of 384 retailers, close to half of them.

said the study showed that out of 384 retailers, close to half of them were.

the study showed that out of 384 retailers, close to half of them were not.



Dr Singh said stakeholders also recommend the need for a country-specific tracking.



Dr Singh said stakeholders also recommend the need for a country-specific tracking and.



The key recommendation that the TCCP researchers indicated was that larger studies.



The key recommendation that the TCCP researchers indicated was that larger studies should.



The study also recommended the need for a country-specific tracking and tracing system;.

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The study also recommended the need for a country-specific tracking and tracing system; and.

/> The study also recommended the need for a country-specific tracking and tracing system; and the.



It suggested educational campaigns and targeted media to provide information to retailors on.

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It suggested educational campaigns and targeted media to provide information to retailors on tobacco.



It recommended the development of advocacy messages on the health hazards of tobacco.

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It recommended the development of advocacy messages on the health hazards of tobacco especially.



Prof Owusu-Dabo said Ghana had smoking prevalence of five to eight per.



Prof Owusu-Dabo said Ghana had smoking prevalence of five to eight per cent.

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Prof Owusu-Dabo said Ghana had smoking prevalence of five to eight per cent with.

/> Prof Owusu-Dabo said Ghana had smoking prevalence of five to eight per cent with gender.

Owusu-Dabo said Ghana had smoking prevalence of five to eight per cent with gender diversity;.

said Ghana had smoking prevalence of five to eight per cent with gender diversity; adding.

Ghana had smoking prevalence of five to eight per cent with gender diversity; adding that.

had smoking prevalence of five to eight per cent with gender diversity; adding that smoking.

smoking prevalence of five to eight per cent with gender diversity; adding that smoking prevalence.

prevalence of five to eight per cent with gender diversity; adding that smoking prevalence was.

of five to eight per cent with gender diversity; adding that smoking prevalence was higher.

five to eight per cent with gender diversity; adding that smoking prevalence was higher in.

to eight per cent with gender diversity; adding that smoking prevalence was higher in the.

eight per cent with gender diversity; adding that smoking prevalence was higher in the Northern.

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