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[Asia, Bangladesh] Mirpur superstore Prince Bazar fined for violating tobacco control law

Superstore ‘Prince Bazar’ at capital Dhaka’s Mirpur has been fined again for a breach of the tobacco control law. This time a Dhaka mobile court penalised it Tk 150,000 on Tuesday, nearly twice the amount it was slapped with in April this year for displa (bd)
added Sep 30, 2014 14:48

[Bangladesh] Health leaders warn that designated smoking areas threaten public health

Local and international experts warned this week that designated smoking areas in restaurants and workplaces, as allowed in Bangladesh’s proposed Bill for Amending Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act, 2005, will threaten the health of citizen
Asian Tribune
added Jan 26, 2013 05:14

[Bangladesh] Trend of low VAT earning from tobacco sector disappoints NBR

NBR chairman Ghulam Hussain recently held a meeting with the VAT officials and instructed them to focus on three major sectors - tobacco, pharmaceuticals and cement. He instructed the taxmen to intensify intelligence activity to find out tax evasion in
Financial Express (bd)
added Jan 8, 2013 21:33

Bangladesh Fire Kills More Than 100 and Injures Many

Major Mahbub said the fire could have been caused by an electrical fault or by a spark from a cigarette.
New York Times
added Nov 26, 2012 07:56

[Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco campaigners seek Finance's role

A group of anti-tobacco campaigners has made a petition to the Ministry of Finance under the Right to Information (RTI) Act to extract details of what they said 'its involvement with the amending process of tobacco control law and the tobacco industries. (bd)
added Aug 13, 2012 12:08

[Bangladesh] Law minister promises tougher tobacco law

The Law Minister on Sunday assured anti-tobacco campaigners of plugging the loopholes in the tobacco control law to make it 'strong' for public health's sake. (bd)
added Jul 30, 2012 15:29

[Bangladesh] 'Tobacco law will have a chance after budget'

The amended tobacco control law will be passed after the budget session, health minister says acknowledging that finance ministry holds it back. (bd)
added May 18, 2012 04:13

[Asia, Bangladesh, Singapore] Smoking is responsible for 80 percent of all lung cancer worldwide

Star Lifestyle had an opportunity to sit with Dr Lim at the Parkway Cancer Centre, Singapore. He shared his vast experience regarding cancer - lung cancer in particular.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 25, 2017 15:46

[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 (bd)
added Apr 21, 2017 20:38

[Asia, Bangladesh] The Stench of Tobacco

The field is shared by Saptibari High School with 700 students. There is also a school for the blind adjacent to the tobacco market. Students of 11 other schools and colleges face the same situation due to tobacco bazaars that have invaded the school fie
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 19, 2013 11:17
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