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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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[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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