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[Nepal] Janakpur Cigarette employees seek voluntary retirement

Employees of Janakpur Cigarette Factory have voluntarily asked the government to relieve them of their duties by paying them off as soon as possible ... the reason behind the move made by the employees, who earlier used to pester the government to keep th
Republica (np)
added Dec 28, 2012 05:20
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[Nepal] Emphasis laid on strict enforcement of anti-tobacco law

The Himalayan Times (np)
added Aug 2, 2012 15:52
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Nepal begins crackdown on smoking in public places

Police in Nepal say they have briefly detained dozens of people at the start of a crackdown on smoking in public places.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 28, 2012 13:14
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[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
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[Asia, Nepal] CHAPAGAI: Where there’s smoke / Plain packaging is expected to limit and reduce the attractiveness of cigarettes

in order to implement plain packaging and make Nepal a tobacco-free country, the government should start work to prepare a policy. The government can provide cash incentives and agricultural inputs to tobacco farmers to encourage them to switch to growing
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:29
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[Asia, Nepal] Licence must for tobacco business from mid-March

A Cabinet meeting, on Thursday, passed the proposal of the Ministry of Health to allow only authorised licence holders to sell tobacco products from mid-March. This means that no vendor or trader will be allowed to sell tobacco products without obtaining
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Mar 14, 2017 14:38
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[Asia, Nepal] Minister vows to enforce 90 per cent PHW on tobacco packs

Health Minister Gagan Thapa today said he would push for implementation of 90 per cent coverage area of pictorial health warning on packets of tobacco products. Speaking at an interaction on ‘Implementation of 90 per cent pictorial health warning’ organ
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Oct 5, 2016 19:31
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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Perceived risks and benefits of cigarette smoking among Nepalese adolescents: a population-based cross-sectional study

Conclusion To discourage or prevent adolescents from initiating smoking, future intervention programs should focus on communicating not only the health risks but also the social and addiction risks as well as counteract the social benefits of smoking.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Mar 3, 2013 13:23
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[Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma/Myanmar, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Korea - South, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand] 11 S-E Asian nations to fight tobacco jointly

Times of India
added Sep 10, 2003 00:00
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