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[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

[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

[Bangladesh] Executive Summary (PDF)

This report offers an in-depth study into the global tobacco industry’s impacts on human rights and the environment, and presents a case study from cultivation areas across Bangladesh. Findings include adverse impacts on farmers, their families, on valuab
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:35

[Asia, Bangladesh] Health minister advised to be strict to counter tobacco industry tricks

But the tobacco industry group, in violation of the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) wrote to the health ministry to make changes in the provision. They want to print the warning pictures in the lower part of the packs so that they d (bd)
added Jan 6, 2016 18:50

[Asia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan] The Heart Disease Conundrum

SOUTH ASIANS today account for more than half of the world’s cardiac patients...Known as the Framingham Heart Study, it is perhaps the most influential investigation in the history of modern medicine... The initial outlay was modest: about $94,000, mostly
New York Times
added Nov 29, 2015 05:13

Bangladesh Enacts Landmark Tobacco Control Law

Overcoming more than four years of delays and strong tobacco industry opposition, the Parliament of Bangladesh has enacted a new law that significantly strengthens the country's efforts to reduce tobacco use. The new law is a major step forward in a cou
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 10, 2013 15:22
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