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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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[Asia, Nepal, Thailand] India ranked 3rd in pictorial warnings on tobacco products

India jumped to third rank from its previous position of 136 in the list of countries with the largest pictorial warning on tobacco products, according to a report released on Thursday. The report said that India has moved to the third position out of 20
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 10, 2016 23:31
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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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[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, Nepal, New York] This 112-year-old woman smokes 30 cigarettes a day

A Nepalese woman has defied science by living to the ripe old age of 112 — despite her 30-cigarette-a-day habit.... Instead of holding a cigarette with her index and middle finger, Lamichhane uses her entire right fist, which she then holds to her mouth
New York Post
added Jan 26, 2016 22:32
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[Asia, Nepal] Anti-smoking docu show has impact

0 DAMAULI: Brahma Kumari Rajyog Centre Tanahun held a documentary show to create awareness about the negative impacts of smoking and addiction in Damauli on Thursday.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Dec 18, 2015 20:28
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Nepal Implements World’s Largest Graphic Health Warnings on Tobacco Packs

Globally, at least 77 countries and jurisdictions have graphic health warning requirements, according to a report by the Canadian Cancer Society (PDF). Nepal’s leadership in implementing its new warnings should serve as an example for neighboring countri
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2015 23:26
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Nepal: report card on progress in tobacco control

Most high income countries have been able to combat the tobacco epidemic with strict regulations. Nepal is well on the way, aiming for a 25% reduction in the relative mortality from NCDs by 2025 (the 25 by 25 goal). Effective implementation of the anti-t
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Nov 6, 2015 21:05
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[Asia] Nepal implements 90 per cent graphic health warnings on tobacco packs, strictest in the world

Tobacco packs in Nepal now have 90 per cent of their surface area covered with hard-hitting pictures of the health impacts of tobacco use – the strongest tobacco control measure of its kind in the world. Shelves have been stacked with the new packs since
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Nov 2, 2015 08:59
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