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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco farming reduced in Jhenidah

a number of farmers in the district have left cultivation of the harmful item and switched to food crops, thanks to the motivational campaign of government officials and civil society activists. Photo: Star
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 25, 2016 05:34

[Asia] Ignore tobacco industry’s ‘ridiculous’ arguments, campaigner Rob Cunningham tells Bangladesh government

Bangladesh only recently set the deadline of Mar 19 this year for mandatory display covering top 50 percent of the front and back sides of the packets. But has evidence suggesting that tobacco industry is lobbying hard to delay the printing (bd)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:15

[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco industry urged to help poor farmers with real support

An anti-tobacco group has called on tobacco industry to end “rhetoric” on World Food Day and provide real support to poor tobacco farmers. (bd)
added Oct 15, 2014 12:53

[Asia] HOSSAIN: Tobacco control in Bangladesh and challenges ahead

Awareness is the key to fight tobacco. Interventions to reduce or quit smoking should be directed towards the poor, young, and people with lower education, and women should be targeted for prevention of the use of smokeless tobacco products. Along with la
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 13, 2013 15:57

Build tobacco free Bangladesh: Whip Feroz

Jatiya Sangsad Whip ASM Feroz today urged all concerned to build tobacco free Bangladesh by effectively enforcing 'tobacco control' in the country.
Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) (bd)
added Jan 29, 2013 16:07

[Bangladesh] 'Death Clock' ticks for tobacco users

An anti-tobacco organisation unveiled a 'Death Clock' in Dhaka on Saturday to remind lawmakers of the urgency for legislation to bring down the use of tobacco in Bangladesh. Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu inaugurated the clock on a billboard at t (bd)
added Jan 6, 2013 11:39

Graphic health warnings on tobacco packets and containers: compliance status in Bangladesh

Effective implementation of GHW labels in low-income and middle-income countries requires awareness-raising among key stakeholders, combined with focused monitoring and compliance strategies. This should take into account different product categories and
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:59

[Asia, Bangladesh] EDITORIAL: Smoking kills everyone

Smoking in public is banned in Bangladesh and people caught smoking in public have to pay a fine. Despite this, people continue to smoke in public....Does tar in cigarettes have worse implications on female lungs than male ones? Does the smoke coming out
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:01

[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco industries find new excuse to avoid GHW warning

National Board of Revenue (NBR) is supposed to issue a letter to the Health Ministry to postpone the lawful implementation of GHW...the tobacco companies induced NBR to work for its favor with an excuse of revenue loss and the similar possibilities are ar
Daily Observer (bd)
added Aug 28, 2017 03:09

[Asia] Bangladesh factory fire kills at least 24, more than 30 injured

A fire at a food and cigarette packaging factory in Bangladesh that killed at least 24 people and injured more than two dozen others on Saturday...packages various items, including food and cigarettes, brands, such as British American Tobacc
added Sep 11, 2016 13:38
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