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[Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka] Asian countries seek ban on smokeless forms of tobacco

Ten south Asian countries, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, proposed a ban on smokeless tobacco like areca nuts. A meeting between representatives of the countries was organized by India’s health ministry.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 28, 2013 10:08
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[Asia, Nepal] Officials hope many lives will be saved

The Supreme Court's order to tobacco companies to put pictorial warnings covering 75 percent space on wrappers of all types of tobacco products has cheered health officials who think the graphic alarms on health will help decrease deaths caused by tobacc
eKantipur (np)
added Jan 4, 2014 05:21
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Nepal Implements World’s Largest Graphic Health Warnings on Tobacco Packs

Globally, at least 77 countries and jurisdictions have graphic health warning requirements, according to a report by the Canadian Cancer Society (PDF). Nepal’s leadership in implementing its new warnings should serve as an example for neighboring countri
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2015 23:26
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[Asia, Nepal] Supreme Court scraps cigarette companies' plea

The bench observed that the demands of the petitioner companies were against the public health and larger public interest and need not be considered. It directed the government to strictly implement the provisions of the Act. The bench also observed that
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 2, 2014 09:56
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[Nepal] New health warning provision irks tobacco producers

Manufacturers of cigarette and tobacco products have expressed dissatisfaction over a new provision that requires them to print health warning graphics and texts in at least 75 percent of principal display area of tobacco products.
Republica (np)
added Jun 9, 2014 18:45
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[Nepal] Anti-smoking law ineffective, say experts

Experts advocating the implementation of the anti-smoking act claim that the Tobacco Control and Regulation Act-2010 will remain ineffective as it was enforced without proper policies and consultation with concerned stakeholders. The law had come into eff
Republica (np)
added May 3, 2013 03:00
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Nepal: report card on progress in tobacco control

Most high income countries have been able to combat the tobacco epidemic with strict regulations. Nepal is well on the way, aiming for a 25% reduction in the relative mortality from NCDs by 2025 (the 25 by 25 goal). Effective implementation of the anti-t
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Nov 6, 2015 21:05
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Determinants of tobacco use among students aged 13-15 years in Nepal and Sri Lanka: Results from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 2007

comprehensive strategies as we proposed along with existing prevention programmes should be tightened to stop them from hazardous behaviours.
Health Education Journal
added Jan 11, 2013 08:08
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[Nepal] Tobacco imports on the rise

Import of tobacco has increased by nearly 49 percent in the current fiscal year compared to figures of Fiscal Year 2015/16. Tobacco is a key raw material for tobacco products like cigarette, packaged chewing tobacco and gutkha.
Republica (np)
added Jun 10, 2017 21:35
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Nepal leading tobacco control in South Asia: Will it spiral domino effect on other nations?

Nepal received the Bloomberg award for advancing ahead with biggest-ever pictorial graphic health warnings on all tobacco packs from15th May 2015. Beginning May 15, 2015, picture and text warnings must be placed on 90 percent of the front and back of all
Media for Freedom
added Mar 22, 2015 16:07
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