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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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Nepal’s Premier Is Being Treated for Lung Cancer

Mr. Koirala, 75, had previously suffered from tongue cancer, but his chronic emphysema from a longtime smoking habit makes surgery on his lung too dangerous, said Dr. Kabirnath Yogi, the prime minister’s consulting physician.
New York Times
added Jun 28, 2014 09:35
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Hard Labor in Nepal's Brick Factories

’s not uncommon to see a 9-year-old unwinding with a glass of strong rice wine and a cigarette, shortly after setting down a load that weighs more than he does.
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 8, 2013 09:17
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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.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 3, 2013 12:58
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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 to check purchase, sale of tobacco products

Issuing a press release today, KMC Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya requested all city dwellers to support the cause. The release also stated that KMC would deploy city police to check purchase and sale of tobacco. Anyone found dealing in tobacco products and s
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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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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