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[Asia, India] RAMAKANT: Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

As implementation of domestic tobacco control laws and global tobacco treaty is advancing, tobacco industry is indeed facing the heat. Not surprising, that the industry has sued governments when they have attempted to implement life-saving tobacco contro
South Asia Mail (ca)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:04
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Tobacco kills 15000 Nepalis every year: Study

The study carried out by the Centre for Community Health Promotion has shown that majority of the people who fall victim to tobacco consumption are poor and the helpless. Of the total population, as many as 8,496,000 people consume tobacco as a daily h
Republica (np)
added Aug 4, 2014 10:55
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WHO paints scary picture of tobacco use in Nepal

49 pc males‚ 29 pc females smoke in the country ... KATHMANDU: Speakers at a programme organised by Nepal Cancer Relief Society urged effective implementation of Tobacco Control and Regulation Act as the government has only been able to implement the a
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Dec 20, 2012 00:17
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[Asia, Nepal] DIWAKAR: Ban on smoking

This makes people victim for the crime that they have not committed, not even thought of committing. This situation remains so until smoking is legally banned in public places.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:49
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[Nepal] Govt unlikely to meet pay demands of Janakpur Cigarette workers

The government may not fulfill all the demands of employees of Janakpur Cigarette Factory on golden handshake, a team that recently conducted a study on the state-owned enterprise´s status has indicated.
Republica (np)
added Apr 7, 2013 00:20
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[Nepal] Cities and NCDs: The struggle toward a smoke-free Kathmandu

But it has much to reveal about how Bloomberg's foundation works in the area of public health. About 18.5 percent of the respondents in the 2013 Noncommunicable Diseases Risk Factors STEPS Survey in Nepal smoke tobacco, while 17.8 percent consume smokele
Devex
added May 10, 2018 17:51
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[Asia, Nepal] Tobacco control strategy launched

The strategy focuses on strengthening execution of existing plans and policies, utilising tax to finance development innovations, strictly enforcing legal provisions for tobacco control, creating supportive environment for tobacco-free generation and
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 14, 2018 03:20
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[Asia, Nepal, Thailand] India ranked 3rd in pictorial warnings on tobacco products

India jumped to third rank from its previous position of 136 in the list of countries with the largest pictorial warning on tobacco products, according to a report released on Thursday. The report said that India has moved to the third position out of 20
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 10, 2016 23:31
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Cambodia and Nepal limit smoking; China still puffing away

On Wednesday, Cambodia’s National Assembly unanimously passed a draft anti-tobacco law. It is intended to curb the current $100 million tobacco industry in Cambodia...show that culture and tradition are not insurmountable obstacles to curbing tobacco use
Blouin News (blogs)
added Apr 9, 2015 17:47
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Nepal's tobacco control act hailed

Professor Jeff Dunn, Chief Executive Director of Cancer Council Queensland, today welcomed the provisions made in Tobacco Control and Regulation Act in Nepal, saying that it will provide strong backing to implement the Act effectively. “The coverage of 7
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Dec 28, 2012 05:37
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