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[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
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[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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[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] Four in 10 kids smoke first cigarette before age 10: Study

Four in 10 school-going children in the country smoke first cigarette before the age of 10 years, and they are hardly refused while buying cigarettes, says a new study, reports UNB. It reveals that 9 per cent students reported that they ever smoked cig
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:16
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[Asia, Bangladesh] CI seizes contraband cigarettes at HSIA

The Customs Intelligence (CI) seized on Sunday a significant volume of contraband cigarettes worth Tk 1.2 million from the Hazrat Sahjalal International Airport (HSIA). The CI seized 30000 sticks of illegal cigarette in 150 cartons around 12:30 pm.
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:16
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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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