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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

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

[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

[Asia] BANSTOLA/BANSTOLA: Point of Sale Display: A Call to Action on Prohibition of Tobacco Products in Nepal

PoS creates a perception that cigarettes are easily accessible, available and also help young people remember brands and may aid in the popularity of products. PoS displays are often considered as a promotional tool in its own right. ... There is an urgen
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Aug 5, 2015 08:36

Cambodia and Nepal limit smoking; China still puffing away

On Wednesday, Cambodia’s National Assembly unanimously passed a draft anti-tobacco law. It is intended to curb the current $100 million tobacco industry in that culture and tradition are not insurmountable obstacles to curbing tobacco use
Blouin News (blogs)
added Apr 9, 2015 17:47

[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

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

[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

[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

[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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