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[Nepal] Cities and NCDs: The struggle toward a smoke-free Kathmandu

But it has much to reveal about how Bloomberg's foundation works in the area of public health. About 18.5 percent of the respondents in the 2013 Noncommunicable Diseases Risk Factors STEPS Survey in Nepal smoke tobacco, while 17.8 percent consume smokele
added May 10, 2018 17:51

[Asia, Nepal] Provision requiring license to sell tobacco products comes into force from today

The government has enforced the provision of acquiring a license to sell tobacco and tobacco products from Tuesday. With this, sale of tobacco products will be allowed only from license-holding outlets.
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Mar 14, 2017 14:37

[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

[Nepal] DRI to tighten vigil on tobacco firms

The Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI)'s plans to tighten its vigil on various tobacco factories and tobacco transactions failed to gather momentum despite its pledge to bring tobacco business under the tax net.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jun 16, 2012 08:00

Nepal to Ban Alcohol, Cigarette Ads

AP - Associated Press
added Jan 5, 1999 00:00

[Nepal] ‘Air pollution killing double of what tobacco kills in Kathmandu’

In Nepal, the number of deaths caused by air pollution -indoor and outdoor- is 30,000 a year. This is twice as much as the number of deaths caused by tobacco. Tobacco kills 16,000 people in Kathmandu.
Republica (np)
added Feb 6, 2017 15:05

[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

[Australia] Nepal's tobacco control act hailed

Professor Jeff Dunn, Chief Executive Director of Cancer Council Queensland, today welcomed the provisions made in Tobacco Control and Regulation Act in Nepal, saying that it will provide strong backing to implement the Act effectively. "The coverage of 7
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Dec 31, 2012 15:57

[Nepal] Doctors sound alarm on tobacco consumption

Over 50 per cent males and 13 per cent women over 15 years of age in Nepal have the habit of smoking.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Aug 1, 2012 15:28

[Nepal] 20 smokers arrested

KATHMANDU: Police on Sunday caught 20 people for smoking in public places in the Capital.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jul 8, 2012 22:20
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