- Created on 23 April 2014
All tobacco products in Nepal now carry graphic health warnings across 75% of the packaging surface area.
The legislation is a major victory for tobacco control in Nepal - pictorial warnings are proven to be one of the most effective means of reducing the appeal of tobacco products.
- Created on 14 April 2014
All public social events in Islamabad must now be smokefree, after city authorities imposed new rules for organisers.
A written commitment to create and maintain a smokefree environment is now part of the application procedure organisers must complete before district administrators can give the go-ahead for an event.
- Created on 09 April 2014
Submissions are now being accepted for the 16th Tobacco Or Health conference to be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 17 - 21 2015.
Ideas for sessions in the scientific programme on subjects such as governance, policy, advocacy and research are welcome. The conference theme is 'Tobacco and Non-Communicable Diseases'.