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[Asia, Nepal] Government launches Tobacco Control Convention Strategy

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health has launched the Tobacco Products Control Convention Strategy-2030 with the objective of reducing the tobacco consumption in the long term.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00

[Asia] Nepal implements 90 per cent graphic health warnings on tobacco packs, strictest in the world

Tobacco packs in Nepal now have 90 per cent of their surface area covered with hard-hitting pictures of the health impacts of tobacco use – the strongest tobacco control measure of its kind in the world. Shelves have been stacked with the new packs since
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Nov 2, 2015 08:59

[Nepal] Tobacco kills

“Maximum diseases can be related to tobacco as it causes many health problems,” said Dr Rohan Jha, General Physician, Tribhuwan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH).
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jun 4, 2013 17:08

[Nepal] No smoking zone to be enforced in 100 meter radios outside schools

On the occasion of the World No-Tobacco Day today, the Primary Health Service Centre is set to declare 100 metre radius area outside the compound of 540 schools in 54 districts also as no-smoking zone.
Republica (np)
added May 31, 2013 03:18

[Asia, Nepal] KMC launches drive against smoking and tobacco habit

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has come up with 18 months ‘Healthy City Programme’ to ban the use of tobacco and smoking in the public places. Unveiling the plan, on Friday, KMC Mayor Bidhya Sundhar Shakya said, there will be no compromise in im
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Feb 25, 2018 17:23

[Asia, Nepal, New York] This 112-year-old woman smokes 30 cigarettes a day

A Nepalese woman has defied science by living to the ripe old age of 112 — despite her 30-cigarette-a-day habit.... Instead of holding a cigarette with her index and middle finger, Lamichhane uses her entire right fist, which she then holds to her mouth
New York Post
added Jan 26, 2016 22:32

[Nepal] PAL: Breaking the tobacco habit

The Himalayan Times (np)
added May 29, 2012 11:31

[Asia, Nepal] Health warning messages to get full space in tobacco products packaging from 2018

Addressing the 'South Asian leadership training for the control of tobacco products' in the Capital on Monday, Minister for Health Gagan Kumar Thapa said the Nepal government aimed to build a tobacco-free generation by 2030 AD and believed that giving a
Kathmandu Post (np)
added May 9, 2017 20:14

[Asia, Nepal] Plain packaging on the cards for tobacco products

The plain packaging requires removal of all branding--colour, imagery, corporate logos and trademark--and manufacturers have to print only the brand name in a mandated size, font and place on the packet, in addition to health warnings. Once it comes int
Kathmandu Post (np)
added May 9, 2017 15:56

[Asia, Nepal, Pakistan] World body urges India to resist tobacco industry pressure

(WCTOH) has urged countries including India, Pakistan and Nepal - that are planning to implement adopt stricter tobacco control regulation, to stand firm against the tobacco industry pressure. This comes even as there is speculation that the Indian gover
Times of India
added Mar 24, 2015 00:59
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