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[Asia, Nepal, Pakistan] World body urges India to resist tobacco industry pressure

(WCTOH) has urged countries including India, Pakistan and Nepal - that are planning to implement adopt stricter tobacco control regulation, to stand firm against the tobacco industry pressure. This comes even as there is speculation that the Indian gover
Times of India
added Mar 24, 2015 00:59
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Nepal leading tobacco control in South Asia: Will it spiral domino effect on other nations?

Nepal received the Bloomberg award for advancing ahead with biggest-ever pictorial graphic health warnings on all tobacco packs from15th May 2015. Beginning May 15, 2015, picture and text warnings must be placed on 90 percent of the front and back of all
Media for Freedom
added Mar 22, 2015 16:07
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[Asia, Nepal] DIWAKAR: Ban on smoking

This makes people victim for the crime that they have not committed, not even thought of committing. This situation remains so until smoking is legally banned in public places.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:49
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[Asia, India] RAMAKANT: Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

As implementation of domestic tobacco control laws and global tobacco treaty is advancing, tobacco industry is indeed facing the heat. Not surprising, that the industry has sued governments when they have attempted to implement life-saving tobacco contro
South Asia Mail (ca)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:04
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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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[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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[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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Tobacco kills 15000 Nepalis every year: Study

The study carried out by the Centre for Community Health Promotion has shown that majority of the people who fall victim to tobacco consumption are poor and the helpless. Of the total population, as many as 8,496,000 people consume tobacco as a daily h
Republica (np)
added Aug 4, 2014 10:55
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Nepal’s Premier Is Being Treated for Lung Cancer

Mr. Koirala, 75, had previously suffered from tongue cancer, but his chronic emphysema from a longtime smoking habit makes surgery on his lung too dangerous, said Dr. Kabirnath Yogi, the prime minister’s consulting physician.
New York Times
added Jun 28, 2014 09:35
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[Nepal] New health warning provision irks tobacco producers

Manufacturers of cigarette and tobacco products have expressed dissatisfaction over a new provision that requires them to print health warning graphics and texts in at least 75 percent of principal display area of tobacco products.
Republica (np)
added Jun 9, 2014 18:45
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