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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
Devex
added May 10, 2018 17:51
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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] KMC launches drive against smoking and tobacco habit

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
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Feb 25, 2018 17:23
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[Asia, Nepal] Tobacco control strategy launched

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
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 14, 2018 03:20
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[Asia, Nepal] Government launches Tobacco Control Convention Strategy

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.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
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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] Local representatives barred from smoking, getting drunk during duty hours

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.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:29
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[Nepal] Tobacco imports on the rise

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.
Republica (np)
added Jun 10, 2017 21:35
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[Asia, Nepal] Health warning messages to get full space in tobacco products packaging from 2018

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
Kathmandu Post (np)
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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[Asia, Nepal] Plain packaging on the cards for tobacco products

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
Kathmandu Post (np)
added May 9, 2017 15:56
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