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Headlines Tagged with Bhutan 135 headlines found


Bhutan tops tobacco and marijuana users in South East Asia

Bhutan has the highest number of (24.6 percent) smokers in the region, a report on mental health status of adolescents in South-East Asia states. Despite complete ban on tobacco sales, tobacco use remains high among 13 to 17 year-old which constitutes 9
Kuensel Online (bt)
added Jul 5, 2017 04:45

[Bhutan] Three smokers fined every hour for violating Tobacco Act

About 29 people were fined for smoking in non-smoking areas while seven person-in-charges were fined Nu 10,000 each for failing to supervise and carry out measures to ensure that no person smoked within their premises. Every hour, three persons were pen
Kuensel Online (bt)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:52

[Australia, Bhutan] 2 Approaches To Ending Smoking: Laws And Labels

of all the efforts — from Orwellian-style bans to smoke-free cars — only a handful seem to have delivered results. Oddly, making smoking illegal isn't one of them... So Big Brother can make a difference, just not necessarily with the long arm of the law
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 26, 2015 20:37

Bhutan’s U-turn on tobacco ban

Bhutan’s second parliament is likely to set the history of ‘ban lift’ as it takes steps to do so one after another. Very recently the country lifted ban on import of furniture and alcohol.
Bhutan News Network (bt)
added Feb 6, 2014 14:21

Bhutan smokers huff and puff over tobacco ban

The world's strictest anti-tobacco laws have anguished sellers and consumers in the remote Himalayan kingdom.
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Sep 28, 2012 19:12

[Bhutan] 36-year-old caught with tobacco

Dagana district court yesterday conducted the preliminary hearing of a 36-year-old man who was caught possessing tobacco products last month. The man from Nimtola village under Dorona gewog was kept under custody after Dagapela police caught him on Aug
Kuensel Online (bt)
added Sep 19, 2012 13:48

[Bhutan] Violators of tobacco rules and regulations fined

Five offices and seven hotels in Phuentsholing were penalised for violating the tobacco rules and regulations after a surprise inspection. The offices included a government agency, three corporations including two media houses and a private organisation. (bt)
added Jun 24, 2012 08:05

[Bhutan] Tobacco, state funding stole the show

However, in the two sittings last year, about a dozen laws were enacted
Kuensel Online (bt)
added Feb 21, 2012 00:00

[Bhutan] EDITORIAL: Lessons to take from the tobacco Act

Kuensel Online (bt)
added Jan 30, 2012 00:00

[Bhutan] New tobacco Act will benefit 19

Judges throw more light into retrospective active application of the law
Kuensel Online (bt)
added Jan 24, 2012 00:00
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