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[Asia, Nepal] Officials hope many lives will be saved

The Supreme Court's order to tobacco companies to put pictorial warnings covering 75 percent space on wrappers of all types of tobacco products has cheered health officials who think the graphic alarms on health will help decrease deaths caused by tobacc
eKantipur (np)
added Jan 4, 2014 05:21
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[Asia, Nepal] Supreme Court scraps cigarette companies' plea

The bench observed that the demands of the petitioner companies were against the public health and larger public interest and need not be considered. It directed the government to strictly implement the provisions of the Act. The bench also observed that
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 2, 2014 09:56
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[Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka] Asian countries seek ban on smokeless forms of tobacco

Ten south Asian countries, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, proposed a ban on smokeless tobacco like areca nuts. A meeting between representatives of the countries was organized by India’s health ministry.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 28, 2013 10:08
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Hard Labor in Nepal's Brick Factories

’s not uncommon to see a 9-year-old unwinding with a glass of strong rice wine and a cigarette, shortly after setting down a load that weighs more than he does.
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 8, 2013 09:17
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[Nepal] Tobacco kills

“Maximum diseases can be related to tobacco as it causes many health problems,” said Dr Rohan Jha, General Physician, Tribhuwan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH).
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jun 4, 2013 17:08
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[Nepal] No smoking zone to be enforced in 100 meter radios outside schools

On the occasion of the World No-Tobacco Day today, the Primary Health Service Centre is set to declare 100 metre radius area outside the compound of 540 schools in 54 districts also as no-smoking zone.
Republica (np)
added May 31, 2013 03:18
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[Nepal] Anti-smoking law ineffective, say experts

Experts advocating the implementation of the anti-smoking act claim that the Tobacco Control and Regulation Act-2010 will remain ineffective as it was enforced without proper policies and consultation with concerned stakeholders. The law had come into eff
Republica (np)
added May 3, 2013 03:00
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[Nepal] Health experts urge govt to make hospitals smoke-free zones

Speakers at a programme today urged government authorities to make hospitals a 'smoke-free area' and to fully implement the Tobacco Control and Regulation Act. Dr Prakash Neupane‚ senior consultant surgeon and surgical oncologist‚ said the st
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Apr 28, 2013 19:24
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[Nepal] Govt unlikely to meet pay demands of Janakpur Cigarette workers

The government may not fulfill all the demands of employees of Janakpur Cigarette Factory on golden handshake, a team that recently conducted a study on the state-owned enterprise´s status has indicated.
Republica (np)
added Apr 7, 2013 00:20
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Perceived risks and benefits of cigarette smoking among Nepalese adolescents: a population-based cross-sectional study

Conclusion: To discourage or prevent adolescents from initiating smoking, future intervention programs should focus on communicating not only the health risks but also the social and addiction risks as well as counteract the social benefits of smoking.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 3, 2013 12:58
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