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[Asia, Bangladesh] Dhaka University makes all campus buildings 'no smoking zone'

Dhaka University has banned smoking inside all its buildings on the campus. A University Syndicate decision taken on Mar 21 has banned smoking inside all buildings -- faculties, institutes, offices, classrooms, laboratories and others, says a DU media s (bd)
added Apr 5, 2016 16:51

[Asia, Bangladesh] Activists fear delay in displaying pictorial warnings on tobacco packages

The deadline for starting the display is Mar 19 ... But the tobacco industry, in violation of [FCTC], wrote to the health ministry to make changes in the provision. has a copy of their letter. (bd)
added Jan 13, 2016 06:52

[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] 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
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