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[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
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jan 6, 2016 18:50
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[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
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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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[Asia, Bangladesh] MANSOOR: Raising tax on cigarette

The media has rightly given importance to a press conference organised recently by the 'Human Resources and Health Foundation' at the National Press Cub, Dhaka. The press conference has strongly advocated for increasing tax on cigarette. This should be c
Financial Express (bd)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:02
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Bangladesh sets death clock updating tobacco-related deaths

Bangladesh unveiled a "Death Clock" in its capital to raise awareness about smoking-related deaths in a country which ranks among the world's highest in tobacco consumption.
Reuters
added Jan 13, 2013 23:49
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[Bangladesh, Turkey] LETTER: Clampdown on smoking

I have come to realise that smoking is more a demand of the mind than the body and giving it up does not involve phasing out the habit by chewing nicotine gums or using body patches, but quitting it once and for all.
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 10, 2012 21:37
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[Asia, Bangladesh] 2.5pc surcharge on tobacco products

The government has proposed to impose a surcharge of 2.5pc on incomes from tobacco products including cigarettes, bidi, zarda and gul. Finance Minister AMA Muhith said this on Thursday, when delivering his budget speech for the fiscal year 2017-18. Cigar
The New Nation (bd)
added Jun 5, 2017 21:11
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[Asia, Bangladesh] MASUD: Higher tobacco taxes increase revenue decrease death

The Bangladesh government is committed to reduce tobacco consumption. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pledged her government to work towards full compliance with the WHO FCTC and stated that overhauling tobacco tax is high on the agenda as the most powerful
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:32
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Impose ‘specific tax’ on tobacco products: activists

In a strange paradox, cigarette prices in Bangladesh are among the lowest in the world, and local hand-rolled ‘bidis’ are even cheaper. But the tax rates are higher than in Norway which is the most expensive country for cigarettes, according to a WHO an
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Apr 21, 2017 20:38
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[Asia] Bangladesh to increase tobacco tax in next fiscal year

“We are aiming to remove bidi from Bangladesh in two years,” Muhith said, after a meeting with the chiefs of parliamentary standing committees in Dhaka. Muhith made the same pledge on Mar 30 arguing that bidi, a type of cheap cigarette, was “very dangero
Customs Today (pk)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:09
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