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[Bangladesh] Designated smoking zones won’t cut health hazards

Local and international experts warned on Thursday 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 commo
The Independent (bd)
added Jan 28, 2013 17:46
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[Bangladesh] All restaurants declared smoking-free

Issuing a notification soon: Minister
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 9, 2012 16:26
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[Bangladesh] 'Up tobacco tax, pass new law'

The government has been urged to raise tobacco taxes and pass the anti-tobacco law to slash the number of consumers to save lives.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added May 15, 2012 12:21
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[Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma/Myanmar, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Korea - South, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand] 11 S-E Asian nations to fight tobacco jointly

Times of India
added Sep 10, 2003 00:00
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco group calls for a ban on BAT-sponsored Battle of Minds

Progga said according to the Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act 2005 it is illegal to use the name, sign, trademark or logo of any tobacco company in promotional activities. The law, which has been revised in 2013, also prohibits tobacco com
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:00
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Muhith plans tobacco tax hike for next fiscal year

The government plans to hike taxes on tobacco again next fiscal year to discourage its consumption. Tobacco is less taxed in Bangladesh than in other countries, according to Finance Minister AMA Muhith. “We are aiming to remove bidi from Bangladesh in
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:32
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[Bangladesh] BAT Response to Swedwatch (PDF)

we believe that this report presents an inaccurate picture of the tobacco farming situation in Bangladesh. Given the numerous awards presented to BAT by the Government of Bangladesh for its CSR work in the country, we believe we need to highlight our c
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:40
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[Asia] IPU chief Saber questions Bangladesh govt's position on tobacco industry

IPU organised South Asian Speakers' Summit on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that kicked off on Saturday... Chowdhury said a joint declaration on tobacco may be made at the summit on Sunday.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:15
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[Asia, Bangladesh] 17 fined for smoking in public

A mobile court in a drive fined 17 people for smoking in public on the premises of the deputy commissioner's office and Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court in the district town on Tuesday noon. During the drive, the mobile court fined each person Tk 50
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 7, 2016 05:24
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[Bangladesh] FUAD: Cancer and tobacco farming

However, our hope is that the 'Smoking & Tobacco Products Uses (Control) (Amendment) Act 2013' may create more restriction and more awareness on tobacco products, which will intimately help to reduce tobacco consumption and consequently curb its farming.
Financial Express (bd)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:31
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