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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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[Nepal] Doctors sound alarm on tobacco consumption

Speaking at a discussion programme organised by the Ministry of Health and Population here today, Dr Koirala said smoking is one of the causes of lung cancer among the people.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Aug 1, 2012 23:49
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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] Drive against public smoking goes unabated

The Nepal Police has aggressively launched the drive against public smoking and held as many as 440 persons after the campaign was started on June 27. According to Metropolis Police Range, Hanumandhoka, the arrestees have been freed after making them awa
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jul 5, 2012 10:16
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