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Wendy Shay ignorant of FDA ‘Celebrity Alcoholic Beverage Advertisement Ban’ | Here’s Why


Wendy Shay has revealed losing a deal because of the celebrity alcoholic beverage advertisement ban, being spearheaded by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA).

According to the RuffTown Records act, she did not know that such a ban existed; while adding that she lost 1,000s of dollars with foreign alcoholic beverage company.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) policy which the FDA has an authorised oversight in Ghana has been in existence since 2015.

Wendy Shay,  who was confound by the revelation made this known in a rant across her social media account, on Thursday, January 16, 2020.

ThePsalm 35 crooner  however called on fellow popular figures to stand against it, so it is lifted.

This is what she said:

I just lost a deal worth 1000s‘ of dollars with this foreign alcohol company..I didn’t know in GH Celebrities can’t advertise for alcoholic beverages according to FDA
Like Seriously?!
Small food we go chop too u wan take 4rm our mouth
Gh celebs wake up !!FDA Lift dat ban!!

Since it was introduced, one vociferous personalities in this regard has been rapper Edem.

Actor turn politician Kwame Dzokoto also had his deal cancelled.

On Monday, January 1, 2018 also banned both advertisement and Live Presenter Mentions (LPM) of alcoholic beverages in the media, before 8.00pm.

Source: Yaw Sarpong | PlugTimes.com

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