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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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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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[Asia, Nepal] Permit must for tobacco item sale from March 14

As Nepal witnesses an increased burden of non-communicable diseases, the government has ordered the management of separate stores to sell cigarettes and tobacco products from March 14. Besides, all the shops selling tobacco products should be registered
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51
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[Asia, Nepal] NEOPANE: Death breath / Govt should adopt measures to fight the most common non-communicable disease in the country - Dr. Arpana Neopane

November 16 is observed internationally as the World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day... As clinicians, we talk to our patients and their family about the five measures to prevent COPD and to keep their lungs healthy. First and foremost, s
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Nov 16, 2016 18:36
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[Nepal] 1000 nabbed in 3 days for smoking in public

The Metropolitan Police Range has booked over 1,000 people for smoking in public in three days. The arrestees, who were held from various places in Kathmandu, were released after paying Rs100 fine each. Metropolitan Police Range Kathmandu said the arrest
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:12
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[Asia] BANSTOLA/BANSTOLA: Point of Sale Display: A Call to Action on Prohibition of Tobacco Products in Nepal

PoS creates a perception that cigarettes are easily accessible, available and also help young people remember brands and may aid in the popularity of products. PoS displays are often considered as a promotional tool in its own right. ... There is an urgen
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Aug 5, 2015 08:36
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[Nepal] Health experts urge govt to make hospitals smoke-free zones

Speakers at a programme today urged government authorities to make hospitals a 'smoke-free area' and to fully implement the Tobacco Control and Regulation Act. Dr Prakash Neupane‚ senior consultant surgeon and surgical oncologist‚ said the st
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Apr 28, 2013 19:24
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[Nepal] CHAULAGAIN : No to tobacco use

Greater public awareness campaigns need to be undertaken across the country, highlighting the perils of tobacco consumption in truly vivid terms.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Nov 29, 2012 14:14
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[Nepal] 'Act tough on use of tobacco'

Resource Centre for Primary Health Care (RECPHEC) has issued the Kathmandu declaration drawing the attention of the government to ensure health rights and the effective implementation of anti-tobacco act. Issuing a statement, the Centre has asked the gove
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Oct 6, 2012 06:02
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