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Pesticide ban helped to decrease suicide in South Korea by 15%

South Korea has the highest rate of deaths by suicide in the developed world. While suicide rates across the developed world have fallen or stayed stagnant the past decades, they've rapidly increased in South Korea. In 1995, there were 12.7 deaths by suicide per 100,000 people in South Korea.

Ban on hazardous pesticides can bring down suicide deaths, international experts tell India

Article highlighting Centre's submission to the Malhotra Committee on the importance of the ban on highly hazardous pesticides used in suicides.

Import of all pesticides banned in Cambodia

Following the deaths of 13 people in Kratie province’s Chetr Borie district from poisoning, the Ministry of Agriculture has imposed a temporary ban on all imports of pesticides.

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