KATHMANDU, April 17: The police have seized cigarettes being illegally transported to India from Banke's Jamunaha border crossing.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The number of people who smoke cigarettes has decreased in Nepal.

Police seize smuggled cigarettes

July 21, 2022 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, JULY 21: A large quantity of foreign cigarettes was seized at the dry port of Birgunj in a container coming from Dubai via India. More than 5.8 million cigarettes of the Gudang Garam and Mond Variance brands were found in the container which was supposed to contain Moong Dal. Gudang Garam cigarettes are widely available in the market, but this is the first time when the police have seized such cigarettes being smuggled into the country through the customs.

GENEVA, July 27: Electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products are not helping fight cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its report, urging smokers and governments not to trust claims from cigarette firms about their latest products.

WASHINGTON, Jan 31: A major new study provides the strongest evidence yet that vaping can help smokers quit cigarettes, with e-cigarettes proving nearly twice as effective as nicotine gums and patches.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: To control and regulate the use of cigarettes and tobacco products, the government has introduced the provision of separate stores to sell cigarettes and tobacco products from March 14. A Cabinet decision on Thursday approved the proposal after five years of the Tobacco Product (Control and Regulatory) Act 2011.