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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] 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

JT Group Inks $1.5B Deal For Akij's Bangladeshi Tobacco Biz ($$)

Japan Tobacco Inc. and its affiliates have agreed to buy United Dhaka Tobacco Co. Ltd., Bangladesh’s second-largest tobacco company, from conglomerate Akij Group for roughly 124.3 billion Bangladeshi taka ($1.5 billion), the Tokyo-based tobacco giant said
added Aug 7, 2018 03:05

Trend in the affordability of tobacco products in Bangladesh: findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

in countries experiencing rapid economic growth, significant tax increases are needed to counteract the effect of income growth, in order for the tax increases to be effective in reducing tobacco use.
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2018 03:21

[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] 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

[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

[Bangladesh] All restaurants declared smoking-free

Issuing a notification soon: Minister
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 9, 2012 16:26

[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. (bd)
added May 15, 2012 12:21
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