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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.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Mar 3, 2013 13:23
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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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Determinants of tobacco use among students aged 13-15 years in Nepal and Sri Lanka: Results from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 2007

comprehensive strategies as we proposed along with existing prevention programmes should be tightened to stop them from hazardous behaviours.
Health Education Journal
added Jan 11, 2013 08:08
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[Australia] Nepal's tobacco control act hailed

Professor Jeff Dunn, Chief Executive Director of Cancer Council Queensland, today welcomed the provisions made in Tobacco Control and Regulation Act in Nepal, saying that it will provide strong backing to implement the Act effectively. "The coverage of 7
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Dec 31, 2012 15:57
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Nepal's tobacco control act hailed

Professor Jeff Dunn, Chief Executive Director of Cancer Council Queensland, today welcomed the provisions made in Tobacco Control and Regulation Act in Nepal, saying that it will provide strong backing to implement the Act effectively. “The coverage of 7
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Dec 28, 2012 05:37
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[Nepal] Janakpur Cigarette employees seek voluntary retirement

Employees of Janakpur Cigarette Factory have voluntarily asked the government to relieve them of their duties by paying them off as soon as possible ... the reason behind the move made by the employees, who earlier used to pester the government to keep th
Republica (np)
added Dec 28, 2012 05:20
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