Headlines Tagged with Nepal — 196 headlines found
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
Feb 26, 2018 The Himalayan Times (np)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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
Feb 25, 2018 Kathmandu Post (np)
added Feb 25, 2018 17:23
The strategy focuses on strengthening execution of existing plans and policies, utilising tax to finance development innovations, strictly enforcing legal provisions for tobacco control, creating supportive environment for tobacco-free generation and
Jan 13, 2018 The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 14, 2018 03:20
KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health has launched the Tobacco Products Control Convention Strategy-2030 with the objective of reducing the tobacco consumption in the long term.
Jan 12, 2018 The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
[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
Jul 26, 2017 Kathmandu Post (np)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:29
The local level office-bearers’ code of ethics developed by the Ministry of Federal Affairs has prohibited elected representatives from getting drunk or consuming tobacco products, including gutkha and betel leaf, at office or while on duty.
Jun 17, 2017 The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:29
Import of tobacco has increased by nearly 49 percent in the current fiscal year compared to figures of Fiscal Year 2015/16. Tobacco is a key raw material for tobacco products like cigarette, packaged chewing tobacco and gutkha.
Jun 8, 2017 Republica (np)
added Jun 10, 2017 21:35
Addressing the 'South Asian leadership training for the control of tobacco products' in the Capital on Monday, Minister for Health Gagan Kumar Thapa said the Nepal government aimed to build a tobacco-free generation by 2030 AD and believed that giving a
May 9, 2017 Kathmandu Post (np)
added May 9, 2017 20:14
The plain packaging requires removal of all branding--colour, imagery, corporate logos and trademark--and manufacturers have to print only the brand name in a mandated size, font and place on the packet, in addition to health warnings. Once it comes int
May 9, 2017 Kathmandu Post (np)
added May 9, 2017 15:56
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.
Mar 14, 2017 Kathmandu Post (np)
added Mar 14, 2017 14:37